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A Case of Congenital Intestinal Lymphangiectasia
Pan Joo Lim, Jae Ock Park, Dong Hwan Lee, Sang Mann Shin, Dong Won Ki
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(9):1293-1298.   Published online September 15, 1998
Intestinal lymphangiectasia is a primary or secondary disorder of lymphatics which is associated with protein-losing enteropathy, hypoalbuminemia, edema, abdominal distension and growth failure. The patients with this disease lose albumin, immunoglobulins, and lymphocytes through the bowel. We have experienced one case of intestinal lymphangiectasia in 8 month-old boy, whose chief complaint was abdominal distension and watery diarrhea. He had hypoalbuminemia(1.7gm/dl)....
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