Cytomegalovirus and Helicobacter pylori co-infection in a child with Ménétrier disease
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- Tokuhara, D., Okano, Y., Asou, K. et al. Eur J Pediatr (2007) 166: 63. doi:10.1007/s00431-006-0183-3
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Ménétrier disease, which is characterized by gastric rugal hypertrophy and hypoproteinemia secondary to a protein-losing gastroenteropathy, is uncommon in childhood. In this report we present the first case of Ménétrier disease in a child with co-infection of cytomegalovirus (CMV) and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori).
KeywordsMénétrier disease Helicobacter pylori Cytomegalovirus Protein-losing gastroenteropathy Hypoproteinemia
- H. pylori