Menetrier disease

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Menetrier disease

MŽnŽtrier disease is a condition characterized by inflammation and ulcers of the mucosa (inner lining) of the stomach and by overgrowth of the cells that make up the mucosa. The condition is associated with the following signs: protein loss from the stomach, excessive mucus production, and hypochlorhydria (low levels of stomach acid) or achlorhydia (absent levels of stomach acid).   Symptoms usually include vomiting, diarrhea, and weight loss. The disease may increase an individual's risk of developing stomach cancer.
 

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The terms "Menetrier disease" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ménétrier disease manifested by polyposis and involved in both the small bowel and entire colon: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Qiang Ding, Panpan Lu, Shuping Ding, Yuhui Fan, Wei Yan, Ying Wang, Dean Tian, Yujia Xia, Mei Liu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Sep;95(36):e4685.

 

Ménétrier disease (MD) is rare that is involved in both the small bowel and entire colon.

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2016

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[Hypertrophic protein-losing gastropathy: Ménétrier disease. A clinical case].
 

Author(s): Arturo Kirberg B, Briny Rodríguez V, Francisco Donoso V, Mónica Kirhman T, Marisol Noriel V

Journal: Rev Chil Pediatr. 2014 Feb;85(1):80-5.

 

Ménétrier disease is a rare disorder characterized by gastric foveolar hyperplasia associated with secondary protein loss. In children, this condition is presented as an edematous syndrome without renal or hepatic impairment and differs from the adult form by the constant presence ...

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2014

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[Protein losing gastroenteropathy and possible relationship to cytomegalovirus infection: Ménétrier disease in a child].
 

Author(s): María M Hillman, Leonardo L Meinarde, Raquel A Furnes, María L Daruich, Verónica Riva, Eduardo Cuestas

Journal: Arch Argent Pediatr. 2013 Oct;111(5):446-9.

 

Ménétrier's disease is a childhood protein-losing gastroenteropathy characterized by hypertrophy of the gastric mucosa, of unknown etiology, although most of reported cases have been associated with viral infections. Clinical manifestation is edema and biochemically there are hypoproteinemia ...

Last Updated: 4 Oct 2013

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The terms "Menetrier disease" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Ménétrier disease and gastrointestinal stromal tumors: hyperproliferative disorders of the stomach.
 

Author(s): Robert J Coffey, Mary Kay Washington, Christopher L Corless, Michael C Heinrich

Journal: J. Clin. Invest.. 2007 Jan;117(1):70-80.

 

Ménétrier disease and gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are hyperproliferative disorders of the stomach caused by dysregulated receptor tyrosine kinases (RTKs). In Ménétrier disease, overexpression of TGF-alpha, a ligand for the RTK EGFR, results in selective expansion of ...

Last Updated: 3 Jan 2007

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