In the history of medicine, a Dutch pediatrician recognized an association between a particular disease and historical events. Patients with the disease (most often age 10-40) present with bulky foul-smelling steatorrhea and flatulence. However, during food shortages in the Second World War, patients' symptoms improved. After the war, the symptoms resumed.
Challenge: This disease was possibly first described by Aretaeus from Cappadocia in 2 AD. Do you know what it is?
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