Whipple's disease


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Related to Whipple's disease: tropical sprue, Whipple's procedure
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Whipple's disease

n. enfermedad de Whipple, trastorno causado por la acumulación de depósitos lípidos en los tejidos linfáticos e intestinales.
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Changing paradigms in Whipple's disease and infection with Tropheryma whipplei.
Primary mucosal abnormalities: Celiac disease, tropical sprue, Whipple's disease, amyloidosis, Giardiasis, H.
Sarcoidlike granulomas as an early manifestation of Whipple's disease.
Whipple's disease, caused by Tropheryma whipplei bacteria, is a rare disease, with an annual worldwide incidence of about 12 new cases.
1), (3) It was generally held that - unlike the myriad other causes of mesenteric lymphadenopathy including metastatic carcinoma, sarcoma, carcinoid, AIDS-related lymphadenopathy, Whipple's disease and TB - only mesenteric lymphoma results in bulky lymphadenopathy that produces the sandwich sign.
There exists a relationship between granulomatous diseases, especially sarcoidosis, and Whipple's disease as a form of seronegative enteritis-associated arthritis.
But it is doubtful that they would know diseases such as West Syndrome, Whipple's disease, Buerger's disease, yellow-nail syndrome, empty sella syndrome, or Job (as in the Old Testament) syndrome.