hypoproteinemia


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Noun1.hypoproteinemia - abnormally low level of protein in the blood; can indicate inadequate diet or intestinal or renal disorders
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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The bird had a mild regenerative anemia (packed cell volume [PCV] 34%; 48% [+ or -] 5%; range, 39%-55%), characterized by polychromasia and anisocytosis and a mild hypoproteinemia (3.2 g/dL; 6.3 [+ or -] 1.7 g/dL; range, 4.4-10.5 g/dL).
We report an uncommon case of celiac disease, diagnosed in an adult oligosymptomatic male, during investigation of profound hypoproteinemia and hypoalbuminemia.
Severe, untreated pancreatic insufficiency can present with protein-energy malnutrition, anasarca, hypoproteinemia, electrolyte loss, anemia, and failure to thrive.
On laboratory analysis, hypoproteinemia (4.3 gm/dl) was present with elevated ESR (55 mm/hr) and CRP (87 mg/L).
Paramalign effusion can also be seen due to postobstructive pneumonia, atelectasis, chilotorax, pulmonary embolism and hypoproteinemia (6).
In the cases, widespread desquamative skin eruption starting from periorificial, perineum, and extremities and peeling paint rash accompanied by hypoproteinemia, anemia, increased liver enzyme, and malabsorption findings with widespread eruption can be seen.
Suggestive findings are hypoproteinemia, hypoalbuminemia, hypogammaglobulinemia and/or lymphocytopenia.
Primary repair or anastomosis following segmentary small bowel resection was generally preferred in patients without intensive intraabdominal problems or abscesses, and in those free of signs of risk factors for intestinal anastomosis in their haemodynamic and laboratory parameters (e.g., acidosis, hypoproteinemia, severe hypotension, chronic steroid intake).
The hypoproteinemia and hypoalbuminemia recorded might be from GI bleeding and hyponatremia and hypochloraemia might be due to excessive loss in urine.
The combination of gross oedema, hypoproteinemia, hypercholesterolemia, lipidemia and heavy proteinuria, in the absence of congestive heart failure, is unique and easily recognized."
Exclusion criteria were clinical, instrumental, and laboratory data for concomitant inflammatory diseases; thyroid dysfunction; presence of daytime hypoxemia and/or hypercapnia; Nephrotic syndrome and/or hypoproteinemia; left ventricular systolic dysfunction; and Doppler-sonographic data for PAH.
Necropsy findings included cachexia with small amounts of a clear fluid in body cavities due to hypoproteinemia; dehydration; multifocal intramural nodules [less than or equal to] 4 mm in diameter in the jejunum and ileum; highly liquefied intestinal contents without molding; and enlarged mesenteric lymph nodes.