Intestinal Enterokinase Deficiency Follow-up

Updated: Nov 28, 2017
  • Author: Agostino Nocerino, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Prognosis

Patients with intestinal enterokinase deficiency who are adequately treated have an excellent prognosis.

Children with enterokinase deficiency tend to improve spontaneously after age 6-12 months.

Pancreatic replacement therapy can usually be discontinued in later life.