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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Differential diagnoses for these findings were an airway-associated granuloma (fungal or bacterial) or neoplasm and coelomic fluid associated with coelomitis, hypoproteinemia, or neoplasia.
Interestingly, individuals with the rare human syndrome familial hypercatabolic hypoproteinemia show marked decreases of both endogenous IgG and HSA (4).
Most patients have hypoproteinemia and hypoalbuminemia.
Incomplete resection, severe hypoproteinemia, and rapid reaccumulation of protein-rich ascitic fluid were the main causes of surgical failure.
She had not been able to maintain her nutritional status, and she had experienced significant weight loss, hypoproteinemia, and anemia.
Increased aspartate aminotransferase (AST) activity, hyperphosphatemia, hypercalcemia, hypoglycemia, hypoproteinemia, hyponatremia, hypochloremia, and hyperkalemia were observed (Table 1).
This sample showed hypoproteinemia (40 g/L) with hypoalbuminemia (18 g/L, 45%) and hypogammaglobulinemia (2 g/L, 6.
Hyperbilirubinemia in the presence of low to normal serum alkaline phosphatase values was the most common biochemical abnormality, followed by azotemia (increased urea nitrogen and creatinine), hyponatremia, hypochloremia, hyperglycemia, mild increases in serum transferase activities, and hypoproteinemia with corresponding hypoalbuminemia.
Routine blood studies showed anemia, thrombocytopenia, monocytosis, slight hypoproteinemia, hypoalbuminemia, hyponatremia, and increased [gamma]-globulins (Table).
Novel blood test results in this cockatoo were a mild, likely regenerative anemia, hypoproteinemia, and a low albumin: globulin ratio.
Care must be taken, however, if hyperlipidemia is complicated by hypoproteinemia or hyperproteinemia (4).
9 mmol/L), hypoalbuminemia (26 g/L), hypoproteinemia (54 g/L), and hypocholesterolemia (2.