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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Cases
Manuscript ID 54535
Country/Territory China
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ISSN 2307-8960 (online)
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Category Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Case Report
Article Title Tuberous sclerosis complex presenting as primary intestinal lymphangiectasia: A case report
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Wen-Hao Lin, Zu-Han Zhang, Hong-Li Wang, Lu Ren and Lan-Lan Geng
ORCID
Author(s) ORCID Number
Wen-Hao Lin http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0392-3794
Zu-Han Zhang http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5176-5562
Hong-Li Wang http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7264-6607
Lu Ren http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5730-824X
Lan-Lan Geng http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0336-952X
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Corresponding author Lan-Lan Geng, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, Guangzhou Medical University, 9 Jinsui Road, Guangzhou 510623, Guangdong Province, China. genglan_2001@hotmail.com
Key Words Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia; Tuberous sclerosis complex; Lymphedema; Hypoproteinemia; Children; Case report
Core Tip We present the case of a patient with a history of primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL). The patient was also diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC). Only two cases of PIL associated with TSC had been reported at the time of this writing, and this report presents the third case. It has been reported in previous cases that PIL patients can exhibit hypomelanotic macules or enamel hypoplasia, which are the clinical features of TSC. Through a review of the literature, it can be seen that changes in the molecular gene level of TSC can lead to lymphatic vessels abnormalities. These findings suggest that PIL may be a manifestation of TSC in some cases.
Publish Date 2020-05-25 09:57
Citation Lin WH, Zhang ZH, Wang HL, Ren L, Geng LL. Tuberous sclerosis complex presenting as primary intestinal lymphangiectasia: A case report. World J Clin Cases 2020; 8(10): 1995-2000
Url https://www.wjgnet.com/2307-8960/full/v8/i10/1995.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.12998/wjcc.v8.i10.1995
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