hypoproteinemia


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hypoproteinemia

[¦hī·pō‚prō·də′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Abnormally low levels of protein in the blood.
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Changes in Biochemical Profile:The biochemical profile was clearly indicative of a highly significant hypoproteinemia (Day 11, Pless than 0.
We think that edema, hypoproteinemia and allergic eosinophilic gastropathy developed in our patient as a result of consumption of bee pollen.
In the acute stage, patients show hypoproteinemia, hyperbilirubinemia, deterioration of liver function and occasionally polyneuropathic pain.
Nephrotic syndrome in children is an immuno-compromised state due to hypoproteinemia particularly hypogammaglobulinemia (urinary loss and impaired synthesis of IgG, ), decreased complement factor B (C3 proactivator) and D, both being essentials for phagocytosis of encapsulated pathogens.
Our findings are also contrary to Walid (2009), who reported hypoproteinemia in broiler chicks fed 10% P.
Excessive urea production from proteins might have then led to hypoproteinemia and more urea production might continue after development of hypoproteinemia.
Three major conditions are responsible for this state: anemia, hypoproteinemia and cardiac failure.
The opposite phenomenon of pseudohypernatremia can also occur as a result of severe hypoproteinemia.
Underwood [37] reported that deficiencies of copper in infants can lead to anemia and hypoproteinemia and no deficiency of copper in adult has been reported.
Regardless of its reason, the presence of interstitial oedema, whether due to a deteriorated autonomic regulation, hypersensitivity or hypoproteinemia, provides a suitable environment to trigger the pathological calcification of the bone (1).
A total of 451 consecutive patients with pleural effusions were studied: three hundred patients with exudative pleural effusions due to pneumonia, tuberculous pleurisy, malignant effusions from primary and metastatic lung cancers, malignant pleural mesothelioma, and 151 with transudative pleural effusions due to heart failure, hypoproteinemia, liver cirrhosis, chronic renal failure, nephrotic syndrome.