Ménétrier's disease: Introduction
Ménétrier's disease: Rare chronic disease with excessive growth of skin folds in the stomach.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Ménétrier's disease is available below.
Symptoms of Ménétrier's disease
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symptoms of Ménétrier's disease
Treatments for Ménétrier's disease
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Ménétrier's disease: Related Patient Stories
Diagnostic Tests for Ménétrier's disease
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Ménétrier's disease: Complications
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Causes of Ménétrier's disease
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Ménétrier's disease: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Ménétrier's disease
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, irritable bowel syndrome, is over...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" bacteria,
but can also kill the ...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...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...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in...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 known possibilities...read more »
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Ménétrier's disease: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Ménétrier's disease: Rare Types
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Definitions of Ménétrier's disease:
GASTRITIS with HYPERTROPHY of the GASTRIC MUCOSA. It is characterized by giant gastric folds, diminished acid secretion, excessive MUCUS secretion, and HYPOPROTEINEMIA. Symptoms include VOMITING; DIARRHEA; and WEIGHT LOSS.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Ménétrier's disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Ménétrier's disease, or a subtype of Ménétrier's disease,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Ménétrier's disease as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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