Changes in Biochemical Profile:The biochemical profile was clearly indicative of a highly significant hypoproteinemia
(Day 11, Pless than 0.01) and hypoalbuminemia (Days 11 and 15, Pless than 0.01).
In laboratory investigations, pathology was not detected in terms of hepatic and renal causes that would explain the protein loss of the patient diagnosed with hypoproteinemia
Doctors say sudden, drastic loss of weight could lead to anemia, loss of protein (hypoproteinemia
), muscle and water content, loosening of skin, and other side effects like fatigue, nausea, electrolyte imbalance and dehydration.
Laboratory analyses revealed anemia and hypoproteinemia
which were in correlation with the depth and extent of burns.
Obesity, diabetes mellitus, anemia, hypoproteinemia
, smoking and steroids have negative effects on wound healing [5, 17, 24, 7].
The swollen abdomen may suggest ascites, which in the case of babies may have an either inflammatory-infectious aetiology, or could indicate a syndrome of severe malnutrition with hypoproteinemia
. Both aetiologies could be valid, since the baby lived in poor hygienic-sanitary conditions (the inflammatory-infectious variant), and because he became ill after his mother's death --the malnutrion variant, but on a lower scale, developing acute hepatitis, as well (Ciofu & Ciofu 1982: 39).
Deferoxamine chelation can be administered to patients who refuse or cannot withstand phlebotomy (i.e., patients with cardiomyopathy, severe anemia, hypoproteinemia
) but is much less effective, much more expensive, and with side effects such as neurotoxicity.
In their study, there were significant associations between fistula development and T4 category, alcohol consumption, postoperative anemia, and hypoproteinemia
Common clinical manifestations of neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus patients Clinical manifestations n % Fever 42 55 Rash 32 42 Oral ulcer 11 14 Arthritis 21 28 Cutaneous vasculitis 23 30 Gastrointestinal vasculitis 5 7 Serositis 12 16 Hemolytic anemia 14 18 Leukopenia 21 28 Thrombocytopenia 22 29 Hypoproteinemia
21 28 Proteinuria 46 61 Table 2.
The main symptoms of nephrotic syndrome are proteinuria, hypoproteinemia
, sodium retention with edema formation, and hyperlipidemia [33-35].
A 24-hour urine protein test is then requested, and the low-level albumin (also called hypoproteinemia
) confirms the NS hypothesis by the evidence of albumin less than 30g/L.