A Rare Cause of Protein Losing Enteropathy: Collagenous Sprue


Karakus E., EKİNCİ Ö. , Kirsaclioglu C. T. , Ozaydin E., Atakan C., DURSUN A.

FETAL AND PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY, cilt.34, ss.133-135, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3109/15513815.2014.987935
  • Dergi Adı: FETAL AND PEDIATRIC PATHOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.133-135

Özet

Collagenous sprue is a clinicopathological entity with an unknown etiology. Its clinical features include progressive malabsorption, diarrhea, weight loss, unresponsiveness to treatment, and high mortality rates. The age interval of collagenous sprue is quite broad and ranges between 2 and 85 years. As far as to our knowledge, the presented case is the first reported case in infancy.