European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 166, Issue 1, pp 63–65

Cytomegalovirus and Helicobacter pylori co-infection in a child with Ménétrier disease

  • Daisuke Tokuhara
  • Yoshiyuki Okano
  • Kazuyoshi Asou
  • Akiko Tamamori
  • Tsunekazu Yamano
Short Report

Abstract

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).

Keywords

Ménétrier disease Helicobacter pylori Cytomegalovirus Protein-losing gastroenteropathy Hypoproteinemia 

Abbreviations

CMV

Cytomegalovirus

H. pylori

Helicobacter pylori

GIE

Gastrointestinal endoscopy

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© Springer-Verlag 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daisuke Tokuhara
    • 1
  • Yoshiyuki Okano
    • 1
  • Kazuyoshi Asou
    • 1
  • Akiko Tamamori
    • 1
  • Tsunekazu Yamano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsOsaka City University Graduate School of MedicineAbenokuJapan

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