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What is Intestinal Lymphangiectasia?

What is Intestinal Lymphangiectasia?

  • Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: A condition which is characterized by the dilation of the lymphatic vessels of the intestines.
  • Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: Dilatation of the intestinal lymphatic system usually caused by an obstruction in the intestinal wall. It may be congenital or acquired and is characterized by DIARRHEA; HYPOPROTEINEMIA; peripheral and/or abdominal EDEMA; and PROTEIN-LOSING ENTEROPATHIES.
    Source - Diseases Database

Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: Introduction

Types of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia:

Broader types of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia:

How serious is Intestinal Lymphangiectasia?

Complications of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: see complications of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

What causes Intestinal Lymphangiectasia?

Causes of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: see causes of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

What are the symptoms of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia?

Symptoms of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: see symptoms of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

Complications of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: see complications of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

Can anyone else get Intestinal Lymphangiectasia?

More information: see contagiousness of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Intestinal Lymphangiectasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia.
Treatments for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: see treatments for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia
Research for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: see research for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

Name and Aliases of Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

Main name of condition: Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

Other names or spellings for Intestinal Lymphangiectasia:

Lymphangiectasis, intestinal Source - Diseases Database

Intestinal Lymphangiectasia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Intestinal Lymphangiectasia:

 

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