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Chris -- 2015-05-30

#1 2006-01-04 09:32:17

From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
Posts: 674

'protein manifestations' for 'protean manifestations'

‘Protean manifestations’ is a near cliche in medical literature, used to describe syndromes with highly variable presentations. Some of these diseases- amyloidosis, lead poisoning, etc.- also affect body proteins. About 100 ghits:

Because of the protein manifestations and relative rarity of the disease, amyloidosis often goes undiagnosed until late in its course.

Melioidosis is a disease with protein manifestations and a high rate of relapse. db=PubMed&list_uids=9181661&dopt=Abstract

Coenzyme Q10’s function as a free radical scavenger only adds to the protein manifestations of Coenzyme Q10 deficiency. ns/customer/product25472-c61-p2

A case of generalized Wegener’s granulomatosis in childhood … This syndrome with protein manifestations should be considered in children with symptoms of repeated upper respiratory tract infections … cgi/content/abstract/61/2/28

Chronic hepatic encephalopathy is a neuropsychiatric disorder with protein
manifestations, the pathogenesis of which is poorly understood[44].

lead poisoning has protein manifestations and is usually associated with childhood exposure. doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1572-0241.1999.01619.x



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