enteropathy

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enteropathy

[‚en·tə′räp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Disease of the intestine.
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Complications of spruelike enteropathies (including collagenous sprue) include persistent, benign gastrointestinal ulceration (eg, ulcerative jejunitis).
Albumin levels can be decreased by three main mechanisms: decreased synthesis as in malnutrition, malabsorption or liver disease; increased volume or distribution as in over-hydration, or increased capillary permeability as with either septicemia or hypoxia; and increased excretion/degradation as in burns, hemorrhage, nephritic syndrome, protein-losing enteropathies, or catabolic states such as severe sepsis, (ever, trauma or malignant disease.
For the new edition, Odze and Goldblum have added new chapters on screening and surveillance guidelines in gastroenterology, congential and developmental disorders of the GI tract, GI tract enteropathies of infancy and childhood, vascular disorders of the GI tract, and fatty liver disease.
Antigenic analysis of Campylobacter species and an intracellular Campylobacter-like organism associated with porcine proliferative enteropathies.