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Protein-Losing Enteropathies

Introduction: Protein-Losing Enteropathies

Description of Protein-Losing Enteropathies

Protein-Losing Enteropathies: Pathological conditions in the INTESTINES that are characterized by the gastrointestinal loss of serum proteins, including SERUM ALBUMIN; IMMUNOGLOBULINS; and at times LYMPHOCYTES. Severe condition can result in HYPOGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA or LYMPHOPENIA. Protein-losing enteropathies are associated with a number of diseases including INTESTINAL LYMPHANGIECTASIA; WHIPPLE'S DISEASE; and NEOPLASMS of the SMALL INTESTINE.
Source: MeSH 2007

Protein-Losing Enteropathies: Related Topics

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Terms associated with Protein-Losing Enteropathies:

Terms Similar to Protein-Losing Enteropathies:

  • Enteropathy, Exudative
  • Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemia

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Protein-Losing Enteropathies

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Protein-Losing Enteropathies

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