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Protein-Losing Enteropathies (Protein-Losing Enteropathy) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Protein-Losing Enteropathy; Enteropathies, Exudative; Enteropathies, Protein-Losing; Enteropathy, Protein-Losing; Exudative Enteropathies Show All >>

Networked: 410 relevant articles (26 outcomes, 17 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Protein-Losing Enteropathies

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. alpha 1-Antitrypsin (alpha 1 Antitrypsin) : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 18 results : IBA
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 3 outcomes in 6 results : IBA
  3. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan) : 3 outcomes in 5 results : FDA 10 Generic
  4. Eosinophilic enteropathy : 2 outcomes in 13 results : IBA
  5. Serum Albumin : 1 outcome 3 studies in 28 results : IBA
  6. Antibodies : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  7. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 outcome in 11 results : FDA 74 Generic
  8. Budesonide (Pulmicort) : 1 outcome in 7 results : FDA 10 Generic
  9. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 outcome in 5 results : FDA 119 Generic
  10. Immunoglobulin E (IgE) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Protein-Losing Enteropathies

  1. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Libman-Sacks Disease)
  2. Ascites
  3. Peptic Ulcer (Peptic Ulcers)
  4. Esophageal and Gastric Varices (Esophageal Varices)
  5. Hypoalbuminemia
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Key Therapies for Protein-Losing Enteropathies

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  1. Fontan Procedure (Fontan Operation) : 1 outcome 1 study in 78 results
  2. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome 1 study in 9 results
  3. Fat-Restricted Diet (Diet, Fat Restricted) : 1 outcome in 4 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 12 results
  5. Heart Transplantation (Grafting, Heart) : 10 results
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