Ménétrier disease (MD) is a form of rare idiopathic hypertrophic gastropathy. Epidemiology Rare disease with incidence < 1 per Bimodal in distribution. 7 Sep Stomach - Menetrier disease. A hyperplastic gastropathy described by Menetrier in as polyadenomes en nappe; Giant mucosal folds. Introducción. La enfermedad de Ménétrier es una gastropatía hiperplásica de aparición excepcional, que se caracteriza por un engrosamiento marcado de los .

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Coeliac Tropical sprue Blind loop syndrome Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome Whipple’s Short bowel syndrome Steatorrhea Milroy disease Bile acid malabsorption. A year-old male who visited due to a two-month history of oedemas in the lower limbs. ELISA found HIV positivity, which was confirmed with Western Blot, in addition to hypoproteinemia of unclear origin; cardiac, hepatic, renal, and nutritional causes were excluded.

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The characteristic of the disease is rnfermedad mucosal hypertrophy, which may cause the rugae to resemble convolutions of the brain 2. Cytomegalovirus-associated protein-losing gastropathy in childhood.

The exact aetiology is not well known. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials. Click here for information on linking to our website or using our content or images.

Ce of a case with 16 year follow-up and review of cases from the literature. Views Read Edit View history. A pathological examination revealed the existence of a chronic non-specific gastritis with focal foveolar hyperplasia, together with the presence of H.

Hypoproteinaemia may lead to ascites and pleural effusions. The upper gastrointestinal series that was performed revealed a notable thickening of the gastric folds, which was confirmed by means of gastroscopic and biopsy tests. Angiology accepts and reviews articles for publication received from Spain and Latin American countries.


Treatment was established to eradicate the infection and the patient showed significant enfermrdad with memetrier to the oedemas and normalisation of the protein count. Rugal thickening is predominantly caused by the expansion of the epithelial cell compartment of the gastric mucosa.

Peso de ingreso 21,4 kg, superficie corporal de 0,83 enfermdead 2. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In this case, the substantial pit hyperplasia makes the large rugal folds appear to be covered by myriad polyps resembling hyperplastic polyps.

An excellent response to octreotide. In milder cases, treatment may be supportive with a recommended high protein diet to offset loss of protein. Inflammation is usually only modest, although some cases show mrnetrier intraepithelial lymphocytosis.

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Ménétrier’s disease

A small amount of gastrointestinal bleeding may occur, which is typically due to superficial mucosal erosions; large volume enfermeead is rare. Radiological finding of Menetrier’s disease: Retrieved from ” https: Contrast-enhanced abdominal tomography revealed a polypoid thickening of gastric walls, and upper digestive endoscopy demonstrated an extensive, diffuse, multinodular, exophytic gastric lesion predominant in the body and fundus.

Here we report one more case of this exotic association. Proctitis Radiation proctitis Proctalgia fugax Rectal prolapse Anismus. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use enfermedad de menetrier Privacy Policy.

Acid production may be compromised. The Journal publishes Original and Review articles, as well as those on continuing education, Enfermedxd Letters and Images, Letters to the Editor, Abstract Reviews, and Special Articles, with all of them being subjected to a double-blind peer review system.


Antiretroviral therapy was initiated, and subsequent chemotherapy with anthracyclines was scheduled.

Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Individuals with the disease present with upper abdominal pain epigastricat times accompanied by nausea, vomiting, loss of appetiteedema eenfermedad, weakness, and weight loss. The juvenile form enfermdad been linked to cytomegaloviral infection and usually resolves spontaneously. Several medications have been used in the treatment of the condition, with variable efficacy.

Thank you for updating your details. A non-diagnostic biopsy may lead to a surgically obtained full-thickness biopsy to exclude malignancy.


January Pages A hyperplastic gastropathy described by Menetrier in as polyadenomes en nappe Giant mucosal folds involving fundus and body, usually not always spares antrum. The natural history of hypertrophic gastrophy Menetrier’s disease. Log in Sign up. View our new CAP’18 videos by clicking here.

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Accessed November 9th, It is important to include protein-losing gastroenteropathies within the differential diagnosis of peripheral oedemas that have no vascular causation. Edit article Encermedad article View revision history. Contrast-enhanced abdominal tomography revealed a polypoid thickening of gastric walls, and upper digestive endoscopy demonstrated an extensive, diffuse, multinodular, exophytic enfermedad de menetrier lesion predominant in the body and fundus.

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