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Protein-Losing Enteropathies MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Protein-Losing Enteropathies
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.818
Unique ID
D011504
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011504
Scope Note
Pathological conditions in the INTESTINES that are characterized by the gastrointestinal loss of serum proteins, including SERUM ALBUMIN; IMMUNOGLOBULINS; and at times LYMPHOCYTES. Severe condition can result in HYPOGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA or LYMPHOPENIA. Protein-losing enteropathies are associated with a number of diseases including INTESTINAL LYMPHANGIECTASIS; WHIPPLE'S DISEASE; and NEOPLASMS of the SMALL INTESTINE.
Entry Term(s)
Enteropathy, Exudative
Enteropathy, Protein-Losing
Idiopathic Hypercatabolic Hypoproteinemia
Protein-Losing Enteropathy
NLM Classification #
WI 418
See Also
Agammaglobulinemia
Hypoproteinemia
Lymphopenia
Public MeSH Note
66
History Note
66
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
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