We describe the case of an adult who developed protein-losing enteropathy 21 years after having undergone a Fontan procedure. Investigations revealed iron deficiency anemia which was treated with intravenous iron sucrose leading to resolution of both the anemia as well as symptoms of protein-losing enteropathy.
- Congenital heart disease
- Iron deficiency
- Protein-losing enteropathy
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine