Congenital Enteropathy Due To Enteropeptidase Deficiency


Congenital enteropathy due to enteropeptidase deficiency is a rare, genetic, gastroenterological disease characterized by early-onset failure to thrive, edema, hypoproteinemia, diarrhea and fat malabsorption (or steatorrhea) in the presence of very low or absent trypsin activity in duodenal fluid. Celiac disease, or other pancreatic or mucosal disorders, may be associated.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Congenital Enteropathy Due To Enteropeptidase Deficiency

  • Growth delay
  • Failure to thrive
  • Edema
  • Diarrhea
  • Malabsorption
  • Steatorrhea
  • Celiac disease
  • Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
  • Hypoproteinemia
  • Intestinal lymphangiectasia

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Incidence and onset information

— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Congenital Enteropathy Due To Enteropeptidase Deficiency Is also known as congenital enterokinase deficiency, enteropeptidase deficiency.

Researches and researchers

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