Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Pathology
Volume 2019, Article ID 1509745, 4 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/1509745
Case Report

Whipple’s Disease Affecting Ileal Peyer’s Patches: The First Case Report

1Department of Clinical Pathology, Promed SA, Medical Laboratory, Marly/Fribourg, Switzerland
2Department of Clinical Pathology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland

Correspondence should be addressed to Giacomo Puppa; hc.eguch@appup.omocaig

Received 25 February 2019; Revised 14 May 2019; Accepted 23 May 2019; Published 23 June 2019

Academic Editor: Janina Kulka

Copyright © 2019 Sabah Sid’Amar and Giacomo Puppa. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. B. Desnues, K. Al Moussawi, and F. Fenollar, “New insights into Whipple's disease and Tropheryma whipplei infections,” Microbes and Infection, vol. 12, no. 14-15, pp. 1102–1110, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J.-C. Lagier, H. Lepidi, D. Raoult, and F. Fenollar, “Systemic tropheryma whipplei: clinical presentation of 142 patients with infections diagnosed or confirmed in a reference center,” Medicine, vol. 89, no. 5, pp. 337–345, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. J. Yanez, J. Ulla, J. Souto et al., “Whipple's disease mimicking Linitis plastica,” Endoscopy, vol. 31, no. 2, p. S10, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. W. Obst, U. Von Arnim, and P. Malfertheiner, “Whipple's disease,” Viszeralmedizin: Gastrointestinal Medicine and Surgery, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 167–172, 2014. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. R. Vangoitsenhoven, J. Nijs, H. Verbrugge, J. Van Meerbeek, and L. Van Den Bergh, “Whipple's disease A classic case report and review of the literature,” Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica, vol. 73, no. 3, pp. 392–396, 2010. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S. Walters, T. Valliani, R. Przemioslo, and N. Rooney, “Whipple's disease: an unexpected fi nding in a peripheral lymph node biopsy,” The Lancet, vol. 383, no. 9936, p. 2268, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. B. Desnues, M. Ihrig, D. Raoult, and J.-L. Mege, “Whipple's disease: A macrophage disease,” Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 170–178, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. T. Schneider and V. Moos, “Tropheryma whipplei: pathogen of Whipple's disease and more,” Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift, vol. 140, no. 6, pp. 428–432, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. F. Fenollar, J.-C. Lagier, and D. Raoult, “Tropheryma whipplei and Whipple's disease,” Infection, vol. 69, no. 2, pp. 103–112, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. K. Keita, D. Raoult, and F. Fenollar, “Tropheryma whipplei as a commensal bacterium,” Future Microbiology, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 57–71, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. M. Amendolara, C. Barbarino, D. Bucca et al., “Whipple's disease infection surgical treatment: presentation of a rare case and literature review,” Giornale di Chirurgia, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 117–121, 2013. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. T. Marth, “New insights into Whipple's disease - a rare intestinal inflammatory disorder,” Digestive Diseases, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 494–501, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. T. Marth, “Systematic review: Whipple's disease (Tropheryma whipplei infection) and its unmasking by tumour necrosis factor inhibitors,” Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, vol. 41, no. 8, pp. 709–724, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. A. Marcial and M. Villafana, “Whipple's disease with esophageal and colonic involvement: endoscopic and histopathologic findings,” Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, vol. 46, no. 3, pp. 263–266, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. N. R. Crews, K. A. Cawcutt, B. S. Pritt, R. Patel, and A. Virk, “Diagnostic approach for classic compared with localized whipple disease,” Open Forum Infectious Diseases, vol. 5, no. 7, Article ID ofy136, 2018. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. U. Günther, V. Moos, G. Offenmüller et al., “Gastrointestinal diagnosis of classical whipple disease: clinical, endoscopic, and histopathologic features in 191 patients,” Medicine (United States), vol. 94, no. 15, article no. e717, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. L. Wartique, J.-C. Lagier, D. Raoult, Y. Jamilloux, and P. Sève, “Mesenteric lymphadenitis as a presenting feature of Whipple's disease: Value of PCR analysis,” International Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 75, pp. 15–17, 2018. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. T. Marth, V. Moos, C. Müller, F. Biagi, and T. Schneider, “Tropheryma whipplei infection and Whipple's disease,” The Lancet Infectious Diseases, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. e13–e22, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. S. Alkan, T. F. Beals, and B. Schnitzer, “Primary diagnosis of whipple disease manifesting as lymphadenopathy: use of polymerase chain reaction for detection of Tropheryma whippelii,” American Journal of Clinical Pathology, vol. 116, no. 6, pp. 898–904, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. C. Jung, J.-P. Hugot, and F. Barreau, “Peyer's patches: the immune sensors of the intestine,” International Journal of Inflammation, vol. 2010, Article ID 823710, 12 pages, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar