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Disease Protein-Losing Enteropathies

Name Protein-Losing Enteropathies
Synonyms Enteropathies, Exudative | Enteropathies, Protein-Losing | Enteropathy, Exudative | Enteropathy, Protein-Losing | Exudative Enteropathies | Exudative Enteropathy | Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemia, Idiopathic | Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias, Idiopathic | Hypoproteinemia, Idiopathic Hypercatabolic | Hypoproteinemias, Idiopathic Hypercatabolic | Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemia | Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemias | Protein Losing Enteropathies | Protein Losing Enteropathy | Protein-Losing Enteropathy
Definition 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 LYMPHANGIECTASIS; WHIPPLE'S DISEASE; and NEOPLASMS of the SMALL INTESTINE.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D011504
OMIM® ID 226300
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Protein-Losing Enteropathies
  Enteropathy, Familial, with Villous Edema and Immunoglobulin G2 Deficiency