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Intestinal Lymphangiectasia

…protein-losing enteropathy by which proteins are lost through the pet’s intestinal tract. An inflammation applies back pressure on the lymph vessels causing them to dilate. Inflammation in the intestine or local structures may block the lymph flow. These lacteals absorb nutritional fat. When these lacteals burst, the valuable lymph, cells, fats and protein are lost. Within the gastrointestinal tract, this disorder causes profoundly low protein

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