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Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked

Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked: Introduction

Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked: 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 Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked is available below.

Symptoms of Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked

Treatments for Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked

  • 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
  • more treatments...»

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Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked: Complications

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Causes of Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked

  • The genetic condition is inherited in a X-linked recessive manner. It involves a defect in the FOXP3 gene
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Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked

Unnecessary hysterectomies due to undiagnosed bleeding disorder in women: The bleeding disorder called Von Willebrand's disease is quite common in women, but often fails to be correctly...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...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 only "bad...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. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal...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...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...read more »

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Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked

Prognosis for Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked: 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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Definitions of Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked:

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked as a "rare disease".
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  1. Immune dysregulation -- polyendocrinopathy -- enteropathy, X linked: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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