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enteric leiomyolysis

Saturday 2 April 2005

Predisposition

- acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Synopsis

- extensive leiomyolysis of the muscularis propria
- numerous viral inclusions in the myocytes of the muscularis propria and vascular endothelium/smooth muscle with only occasional inclusions present in the muscularis mucosae

References

- Smith VV, Williams AJ, Novelli V, Malone M. Extensive enteric leiomyolysis due to cytomegalovirus enterocolitis in vertically acquired human immunodeficiency virus infection in infants. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2000 Nov-Dec;3(6):591-6. PMID: 11000337