enteropathy


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Related to enteropathy: gluten enteropathy, autoimmune enteropathy, Protein losing enteropathy

enteropathy

[‚en·tə′räp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Disease of the intestine.
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Fiorina and colleagues are now doing further tests on the TMEM219-derived drug to see if it could prevent or treat diabetic enteropathy.
In a followup study, the same research team linked impaired growth in Gambian infants to intestinal enteropathy and high levels of plasma immunoglobulins and endotoxin antibodies.
Evidence for increased apoptosis of duodenal intraepithelial lymphocytes in cow's milk sensitive enteropathy.
Genetic variability of the resistance for three types of enteropathy in the growing rabbit.
Key words: Child, hypoalbuminemia, protein-losing enteropathy
Progressive malnutrition, and even emaciation associated with protein-losing enteropathy is a major, frequently fatal complication in children with congenital hyalinosis.
Celiac disease is a common autoimmune enteropathy caused by permanent intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.
Olerich, "Magnesium Deficiency: Possible Role in Osteoporosis Associated with Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy," Osteoporos.
Studies have shown that some patients with gluten-dependent enteropathy maybe seronegative for the most commonly used antibodies (2, 3, 7, 8).
Following this operation one in ten patients develop protein-losing enteropathy and Liam was among the unfortunate 10%.
Radiation enteropathy results from the death of rapidly proliferating crypt cells and the disruption of the epithelial barrier and mucosal inflammation.
HIV/SIV damage of the GI mucosa has been associated with enteropathy [3,4,9].