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acquired intestinal aganglionosis

Wednesday 12 November 2003

Synopsis

- enteric ganglionitis
- loss of neurons together
- vacuolated nerve cells surrounded by CD3- and CD4-positive T lymphocytes

References

- Smith VV, Gregson N, Foggensteiner L, Neale G, Milla PJ. Acquired intestinal aganglionosis and circulating autoantibodies without neoplasia or other neural involvement. Gastroenterology. 1997 Apr;112(4):1366-71.
PMID: 9098023