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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 59
Published: 31 January 2007
10.1159/000098514
EISBN: 978-3-318-01410-5
... Abstract Major advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of chronic andintractable diarrhea of infancy allow a new conceptual view of this heterogeneousgroup of disorders. Two major types of chronic ‘intractable’ enteropathies can bedistinguished. (1) Congenital-constitutive forms...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 59
Published: 31 January 2007
10.1159/000098529
EISBN: 978-3-318-01410-5
... Abstract Diarrheal disease is a major cause of childhood morbidity and mortality worldwide.Chronic enteropathy with subsequent persistent diarrhea and associated viciouscycles of malnutrition, increased gut permeability and secondary immunodeficiencyare particularly devastating in the childhood...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 59
Published: 31 January 2007
10.1159/000098531
EISBN: 978-3-318-01410-5
... Abstract Enteropathy defines abnormalities of the small intestinal mucosa, visible with thelight microscope, of various etiologies, that can be separated into acute versus chronicconditions. This review focuses on these areas in which recent progress has beenmade. Severe infections increase...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 19
Published: 09 December 1991
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03642-8
EISBN: 978-3-318-03642-8
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 25
Published: 19 April 2017
EISBN: 978-3-318-06025-6
...References References 1. Wildin RS, et al: X-linked neonatal diabetes mellitus, enteropathy and endocrinopathy syndrome is the human equivalent of mouse scurfy. Nat Genet 2001;27:18-20. 2. Barzaghi F, Passerini L, Bacchetta R: Immune dysregulation, polyendocrinopathy, enteropathy, X...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 25
Published: 19 April 2017
10.1159/000454703
EISBN: 978-3-318-06025-6
... Abstract Immune dysregulation-polyendocrinopathy-enteropathy-X-linked syndrome (IPEX) is a rare monogenic X-linked autoimmune disorder caused by mutations in the transcription factor forkhead box p3 ( FOXP3 ) gene. The pathogenesis of the disease is due to defective function of T-regulatory...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 81
Published: 19 June 2015
EISBN: 978-3-318-02769-3
...:1129-1138. 11. Humphrey JH: Child undernutrition, tropical enteropathy, toilets, and handwashing. Lancet 2009;374:1032-1035. 12. Desai HG, Borkar AV, Pathare SM, et al: ‘Flat' jejunal mucosa in the tropics. Ind J Med Sci 1969;23:1-5. 13. Schenk EA, Samloff IM, Klipstein FA: Morphology...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000371700
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
... Abstract Gastrointestinal food allergies present during early childhood with a diverse range of symptoms. Cow's milk, soy and wheat are the three most common gastrointestinal food allergens. Several clinical syndromes have been described, including food protein-induced enteropathy...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 81
Published: 19 June 2015
10.1159/000365807
EISBN: 978-3-318-02769-3
... on growth. Children living in conditions of poor sanitation and hygiene are frequently exposed to pathogenic microbes through feco-oral transmission. Acute diarrhea represents only the tip of the ‘enteric disease iceberg', with a substantial underlying burden of chronic, subclinical enteropathy...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 68
Published: 06 October 2011
10.1159/000325882
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9746-3
... Abstract Celiac disease is an immune-mediated enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten in genetically susceptible individuals. Gluten is a protein component in wheat and other cereals, including rye and barley that are generally introduced in the infant’s diet at weaning. At present...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 27
Published: 13 November 2009
10.1159/000258366
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9309-0
..., tumors, jejunitis, ischemic and portal enteropathy. The preferred endoscopic methods to investigate small bowel bleeding include capsule endoscopy and balloon-assisted enteroscopy. Push enteroscopy remains an important option for lesions suspected to be located in the proximal 60–70 cm of jejunum. Spiral...