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Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy

Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy: Introduction

Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy: A rare condition involving autoimmune problems which can variably manifest as enteropathy (diarrhea), hemolytic anemia, and endocrine gland diseases such as diabetes mellitus and thyroid disease. Resistance to viral infections is poor. The condition is life-threatening, especially during infancy and early childhood. As the condition is inherited in a X-linked manner, males tend to suffer severe symptoms whereas females suffer few if any symptoms as they are a carrier of the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy

Treatments for Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy

  • Treatment involves managing manifestations as they arise. Severe diarrhea may necessitate the use of total parenteral nutrition and other endocrine problems can be dealt with as they arise. Immunosuppressive therapy and bone marrow transplants may help improve survival rates in some cases
  • Treatment options may include:
  • Ensuring adequate fluid intake
  • Nutritional support - total parenteral nutrition
  • Antibiotics - for recurring infections, especially those secondary to eczema
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Causes of Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy

  • The genetic condition is inherited in a X-linked recessive manner. It involves a defect in the FOXP3 gene
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Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women,...read more »

Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present in a variety of different severities....read more »

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known,...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. ...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail...read more »

Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. Its symptoms can be an...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms...read more »

Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders). For example, fatigue, headache, weight...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon...read more »

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Prognosis for Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy

Prognosis for Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy: Death can occur during the first years of life. A bone marrow transplant is a potential cure for the condition and if it is done before damage to organs such as the pancreas and thyroid occurs, the prognosis can be quite reasonable.

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  1. Enteropathy, autoimmune, with hemolytic anemia and polyendocrinopathy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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