Protein-losing enteropathy in systemic lupus erythematosus: Report of a severe, persistent case and review of pathophysiology Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
  • Protein-Losing Enteropathies

abstract

  • Protein-losing enteropathy (PLE) is a rare manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We report a severe and resistant case of PLE, discuss pathophysiology and possible role of cytokines in the disease process. We also present a review of the current literature.

publication date

  • January 2002

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1191/0961203302lu152cr

PubMed ID

  • 11958575

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 119

end page

  • 23

volume

  • 11

number

  • 2