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38 YO Man presented with six months diarrhea and weight loss. PE showed melanoderma and knee arthritis. Stool fat content is increased. Biopsy of the small intestine showed the following micrograph;
Textile Purple Organism Magenta Pattern

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What is the diagnosis?
A- Pancreatic insufficiency
B- Celiac Sprue
C- Diverticulosis
D- CA Colon
E- Crohn disease
F- Whipple disease
G- Intestinal lymphangiectasia
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