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digestive leiomyositis

Friday 23 October 2009

Synopsis

- chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (15948126, 18004985)

Localization

  • gastric leiomyositis
  • enteric leiomyositis
  • colonic leiomyositis

Etiology

- autoimmune enteric leiomyositis (15948126)

References

- Haas S, Bindl L, Fischer HP. Autoimmune enteric leiomyositis: a rare cause of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction with specific morphological features. Hum Pathol. 2005 May;36(5):576-80. PMID: 15948126

- Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction caused by an intestinal inflammatory myopathy: case report and review of the literature. Dewit S, de Hertogh G, Geboes K, Tack J. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2008 Apr;20(4):343-8. PMID: 18004985