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Severe failure to thrive and diarrhoea caused by laxative abuse.
  1. A C Fenton,
  2. M P Wailoo,
  3. M S Tanner
  1. Department of Child Health, Leicester Royal Infirmary.


    We report a case of chronic administration of Epsom salts leading to diarrhoea and severe weight loss in 7 month old girl.

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