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protein losing enteropathy

Evaluation of Paediatric Patients with Protein Losing Enteropathy: A Single Centre Experience

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.208
Pages: 
186–9
Synopsis: 
When proteinuria is not detected in well-appearing children admitted with oedema, protein losing enteropathy must be considered.

ABSTRACT


Objective: The aim of the study is to evaluate paediatric patients with protein losing enteropathy (PLE).

Methods: Fourteen cases diagnosed as PLE were evaluated in terms of aetiologies, diagnostic methods, laboratory findings, treatment procedures and long-term prognosis.

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2012
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e-Published: 26 Jun, 2013
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