"Whipple Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A chronic systemic infection by a gram-positive bacterium, Tropheryma whippelii, mainly affecting the SMALL INTESTINE but also the JOINTS; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; and the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. The disease is characterized by fat deposits in the INTESTINAL MUCOSA and LYMPH NODES, malabsorption, DIARRHEA with fatty stools, MALNUTRITION, and ARTHRITIS.
- Whipple Disease
- Disease, Whipple
- Whipple's Disease
- Disease, Whipple's
- Whipples Disease
- Lipodystrophy, Intestinal
- Intestinal Lipodystrophy
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[Axial arthropathy in a case of Whipple's disease]. Rev Rhum Mal Osteoartic. 1989 Nov; 56(11):781-3.