"Lymphangiectasis, Intestinal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Dilatation of the intestinal lymphatic system usually caused by an obstruction in the intestinal wall. It may be congenital or acquired and is characterized by DIARRHEA; HYPOPROTEINEMIA; peripheral and/or abdominal EDEMA; and PROTEIN-LOSING ENTEROPATHIES.
- Lymphangiectasis, Intestinal
- Intestinal Lymphangiectases
- Lymphangiectases, Intestinal
- Lymphangiectasia, Intestinal
- Intestinal Lymphangiectasis
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