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Waldmann Disease


Synonyms of Waldmann Disease
  • Dysproteinemia, Familial
  • Enteropathy, Hypercatabolic Protein-Losing
  • Familial Hypoproteinemia with Lymphangietatic Enteropathy
  • Hypoproteinemia, Idiopathic
  • Intestinal Lymphangiectasia
  • Intestinal Lymphangiectasis
  • Lymphangiectasia, Primary Intestinal
  • Lymphangiectasis, Primary Intestinal
  • Lymphangiectatic Protein-Losing Enteropathy
  • Lymphedema, Neonatal due to Exudative Enteropathy
  • Protein-Losing Enteropathy Secondary to Congestive Heart Failure

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Waldmann Disease is a rare digestive disorder characterized by abnormally enlarged (dilatation) lymph vessels supplying the lining (lamina propria) of the small intestine. The main symptoms are abdominal discomfort and swelling of the limbs. The disorder may be present at birth (congenital) or acquired.

    Organizations related to Waldmann Disease
    • Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
      PO Box 8126
      Gaithersburg MD 20898-8126
      Phone #: 301-519-3194
      800 #: 888-205-2311
      e-mail: gardinfo@nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.genome.gov/10000409
    • Lymphatic Research Foundation
      100 Forest Avenue
      East Hills NY 11548
      Phone #: 516-625-9675
      800 #: --
      e-mail: lrf@lymphaticresearch.org
      Home page: http://www.lymphaticresearch.org
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • Madisons Foundation
      PO Box 241956
      Los Angeles CA 90024
      Phone #: 310-264-0826
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
    • March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation
      1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
      White Plains NY 10605
      Phone #: 914-428-7100
      800 #: 888-663-4637
      e-mail: Askus@marchofdimes.com
      Home page: http://www.marchofdimes.com
    • NIH/National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      2 Information Way
      Bethesda MD 20892-3570
      Phone #: 301-654-3810
      800 #: 800-891-5389
      e-mail: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niddk.nih.gov



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