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What is Waldmann disease?

What is Waldmann disease?

  • Waldmann disease: A rare digestive disorder where the lymph glands that feed the small intestine lining are enlarged. The enlargement may be due to causes or a result of other conditions.

Waldmann disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Waldmann disease, or a subtype of Waldmann disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Waldmann disease: Introduction

Types of Waldmann disease:

Broader types of Waldmann disease:

What causes Waldmann disease?

Causes of Waldmann disease: see causes of Waldmann disease

What are the symptoms of Waldmann disease?

Symptoms of Waldmann disease: see symptoms of Waldmann disease

Can anyone else get Waldmann disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Waldmann disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Waldmann disease

Waldmann disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Waldmann disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Waldmann disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Waldmann disease: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Waldmann disease.
Treatments for Waldmann disease: see treatments for Waldmann disease
Research for Waldmann disease: see research for Waldmann disease

Name and Aliases of Waldmann disease

Main name of condition: Waldmann disease

Other names or spellings for Waldmann disease:

Primary intestinal lymphangiectasis, Familial Waldmann's disease (type), familial dysproteinemia, familial hypoproteinemia with lymphangiectatic enteropathy, hypercatabolic protein-losing enteropathy, hypoproteinemia, idiopathic, intestinal lymphangiectasia, lymphangiectatic protein-losing enteropathy, neonatal lymphedema due to exudative enteropathy

Familial Waldmann's disease (type), Primary intestinal lymphangiectasis, Familial Waldmann's disease (type), Primary intestinal lymphangiectasis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Waldmann disease: Related Conditions

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