Protein-losing enteropathy in an unusual form of sarcoidosis.


We describe a case of sarcoidosis associated with great gastrointestinal loss of proteins. It was hypothesized that the loss was caused by involvement of sarcoidosis in the gastrointestinal tract. The patient was a 39-year-old woman with sarcoidosis diagnosed at age 32 years. The protein-losing enteropathy was identified by the use of [51Cr]-albumin. An… (More)


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