Whipple’s Disease - Symptoms - Signs - Diagnosis - Treatment - Reference

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Apr 26, 2013
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Latest Publications and Research on Whipple’s Disease

Comput Biol Chem    

Identification of putative drug targets and annotation of unknown proteins in Tropheryma whipplei.

Palanisamy N

Tropheryma whipplei (T. whipplei) is the causative agent of Whipple's disease and blood culture-negative endocarditis. Due to the variability of sympt... Read More

Source: PubMed


Open Forum Infect Dis    

Diagnostic Approach for Classic Compared With Localized Whipple Disease.

Crews NR, Cawcutt KA, Pritt BS, Patel R, Virk A

Whipple disease (WD), a rare systemic infection caused by Tropheryma whipplei, can be a diagnostic challenge due to its variable presentation. The rol... Read More

Source: PubMed

IDCases    

Secondary immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) as an initial presentation of Whipple's disease.

Priest DH, Grote TH, Staley SL, Berger WS, Norman ES, Smith BS

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a heterogeneous autoimmune disease characterized by low platelet count that has been associated with a number of chro... Read More

Source: PubMed

Infection  2018 Jul 10  

Limbic encephalitis as a relapse of Whipple's disease with digestive involvement and spondylodiscitis.

Brönnimann D, Vareil MO, Sibon I, Lagier JC, Lepidi H, Puges M, Haneche F, Raoult D, Desclaux A, Neau D, Cazanave C

Many clinical manifestations can be related to Tropheryma whipplei infection.... Read More

Source: PubMed

Case Rep Med    

Isolated Knee Arthritis as Early and Only Symptom of Whipple's Disease.

Giunchi D, Marcoli N, Deabate L, Delcogliano M, Testa E, Candrian C, Gaffurini P

We report a case of isolated Whipple's disease involving the knee of a 64-year-old female patient who presented recurrent monoarthritis whose origin w... Read More

Source: PubMed

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