Steatorrhoea and sub-total villous atrophy complicating mefenamic acid therapy

Br J Clin Pract. Autumn 1992;46(3):211.


We report a case of steatorrhoea and sub-total villous atrophy, occurring during therapy with mefenamic acid. The patient recovered on cessation of the drug while continuing a normal diet.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Atrophy / chemically induced
  • Celiac Disease / chemically induced*
  • Celiac Disease / pathology
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mefenamic Acid / adverse effects*
  • Middle Aged
  • Osteoarthritis / drug therapy


  • Mefenamic Acid