enteropathy


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enteropathy

[‚en·tə′räp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Disease of the intestine.
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Autoimmunity findings, which may be observed in IPEX, include type 1 DM, thyroiditis, autoimmune cytopenias, eczema, autoimmune enteropathy, hepatitis, nephrotic syndrome, interstitial nephritis, and arthritis (11).
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.
All patients reported in this study had severe form of enteropathy, which corresponds to Marsh 3b and 3c.
Autoimmune enteropathy is often found in patients with selective IgA deficiency, common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) and IPEX,3,4 but the role of NK cells remains undetermined.
Primary duodenal Burkitt lymphoma in a paediatric patient, presenting as a protein-losing enteropathy.
Distal aortic thrombosis has also been reported in one case of protein-losing enteropathy (Clare and Kraje 1998).
We prospectively assayed serum samples obtained at diagnosis from a series ofpatients who were grouped as follows: (a) anti-tTG-seronegative patients with a CD-like enteropathy (n = 12), (b) a consecutive series of skin biopsy-proven dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) cases (n = 26), and (c) IgA anti-tTG-positive CD patients as disease controls (n = 26).
Faecal clearance of alpha 1-antitrypsin is an expensive and unreliable test of protein-losing enteropathy.
Celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy, results in an immune-mediated intolerance to ingested wheat gluten or related proteins from rye and barley.
1) Disease findings involving the small intestine in SLE include primary vasculitis, bowel infarction, proteinlosing enteropathy, intestinal pseudo-obstruction, (2) fat malabsorption, and infectious diarrhea.