enteropathy


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enteropathy

[‚en·tə′räp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Disease of the intestine.
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The classic and usually obvious consequences of the enteropathy are malabsorption with diarrhea, weight loss, and nutritional deficiencies.
EED develops and occurs in the absence of overt manifestation of diarrhea; it was originally referred to as tropical enteropathy in the 1970s when a moderate number of documented cases of abnormal jejunal biopsies were identified from persons in tropical regions (Lindenbaum et al.
While stem cells appear to be safe and potentially effective in treating chronic enteropathy, the researchers say their preliminary results require significant follow-up study.
Apart from intussusception, other complications reported in unrecognized trichobezoars are obstructive jaundice, protein-losing enteropathy, pancreatitis, and even death.
The researchers are now testing the TMEM219 -derived drug to see if it could prevent or treat diabetic enteropathy.
Original case reports and series published in the English-language literature of patients who developed enteropathy while on olmesartan therapy were identified through electronic searches in PubMed as well as manual bibliographic searches.
Celiac disease, or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, is an autoimmune-mediated enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically pre-disposed individuals.
These bouts with diarrhea damage the gastrointestinal tract and leads to a condition called environmental enteric dysfunction (EED), also sometimes called tropical enteropathy and environmental enteropathy.
IN tune with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat mission that aims to eliminate defecation in the open across the country by 2019, the ministry of health and family welfare has begun work on a policy to counter environmental enteropathy, a lesser known disorder among children, caused by poor hygiene and lack of sanitation.