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#1 2006-01-04 14:32:17

klakritz
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From: Winchester Massachusetts
Registered: 2005-10-25
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'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.
amyloid.bu.edu/amyloid/Information%20for%20doctors.htm

Melioidosis is a disease with protein manifestations and a high rate of relapse.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve& 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.
www.abconlinepharmacy.com/ 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 …
pediatrics.aappublications.org/ cgi/content/abstract/61/2/28

Chronic hepatic encephalopathy is a neuropsychiatric disorder with protein
manifestations, the pathogenesis of which is poorly understood[44].
www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/5/338.asp

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

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