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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 98–103 | Cite as

Concentration of gastric-juice proteins in a patient with Menetrier's disease

Report of a case
  • Irwin Katzka
  • Joan Glicken
  • J. Seckler
Case Reports

Summary

In a case of Menetrier's disease with hypoproteinemia the gastric-juice protein concentrations (Lowry) were 8.0 and 8.4 mg./ml., more than 4 times the values found in normal, hyper-, and and achlothydric patients.

Starch-block electrophoresis showed globulin peaks as well as an albumin peak resembling the distribution seen in normals. The finding of a high concentration of protein in gastric juice appears to be characteristic of hypoproteinemia associated with Menetrier's disease.

Keywords

Public Health Albumin Electrophoresis Protein Concentration Gastric Juice 
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© Hoeber Medical Division • Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • Irwin Katzka
    • 1
  • Joan Glicken
    • 1
  • J. Seckler
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Department of MedicineLong Island Jewish HospitalNew Hyde Park

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