Whipple's disease


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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.
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.