Increased tight junction width in two children with Ménétrier's disease.


Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) and edema are usually the most prominent clinical features in children with Ménétrier's disease. However, the changes in gastrointestinal mucosa that can cause PLE have not been described yet in children. We studied by electron microscopy the mucosa of the gastric fundus, which is the site where macroscopic changes are most… (More)


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@article{Oderda1990IncreasedTJ, title={Increased tight junction width in two children with M{\'e}n{\'e}trier's disease.}, author={Giuseppina Oderda and Saverio Cinti and Angela Maria Cangiotti and Monica Forni and Nicoletta Ansaldi}, journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition}, year={1990}, volume={11 1}, pages={123-7} }