enteropathy

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a disease of the intestinal tract

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Studies of intestinal lymphoid tissue, XI: the immunopathology of cell-mediated reactions in gluten sensitivity and other enteropathies. Scan Microsc.
Immunocytological responses in porcine proliferative enteropathies. Infection and Immunity, Washington DC, v.60, p.4184-4191, 1992.
In protein-losing enteropathies, loss of protein from the gastrointestinal tract may reach symptomatic levels (1).
Low cholesterol levels are often seen in dogs with protein-losing enteropathies. Dogs with certain cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia, also will often have low cholesterol levels on their blood work.
First of all, there is considerable confusion regarding the variable and sometimes modest changes seen across the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum in CD and cognate enteropathies, such as tropical sprue (9); second, Anderson's demonstration of villous recovery with gluten restriction (10) strongly proved that atrophy was not a causal mechanism.
Cats with multiple myeloma, other cancers, and protein losing enteropathies can have low cholesterol counts.