Protein-losing enteropathy

Last updated: Tuesday, 21, December, 2010
Key InformationAppropriate Tests

FBC, blood film, differential WCC; protein (total), albumin; protein electrophoresis, immunoglobulins G, A, M. Gastrointestinal tract biopsy, if indicated.

Coeliac disease

Crohn's disease

Ulcerative colitis

Intestinal Lymphoma (non-Hodgkin's)

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Intestinal lymphangiectasia

Gastric/colonic carcinoma