Prognosis of Whipple's Disease


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Whipple's Disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Whipple's Disease. The prognosis of Whipple's Disease may include the duration of Whipple's Disease, chances of complications of Whipple's Disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Whipple's Disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Whipple's Disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis of Whipple's Disease: Good once diagnosed and treated. Poor if untreated.
Prognosis for Whipple's Disease: Symptoms usually disappear after 1 to 3 months of treatment. Because relapse is common even after successful treatment, the health care team may continue to observe patients for some time. 1
Complications: see complications of Whipple's Disease

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Whipple's Disease: NIDDK

Last revision: June 26, 2003

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