Protein Losing Enteropathy: Diagnosis and Management


INTRODUCTION Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE), sometimes referred to as protein-losing gastroenteropathy, is an unusual cause of hypoproteinemia and is characterized by the shedding of large quantities of protein from the gastrointestinal (GI) mucosa. PLE may result from a wide variety of etiologies and can be both a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge to… (More)


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@inproceedings{Parrish2017ProteinLE, title={Protein Losing Enteropathy: Diagnosis and Management}, author={Carol Rees Parrish and John K. Dibaise and Andrew P. Copland}, year={2017} }