Hollow visceral myopathy: a light- and electron-microscopic study.

Abstract

A patient is described who had unexplained, vague abdominal pain for 7 years and subsequently presented with worsening pain and mild dilatation of the distal small intestine. Gross examination of a resected ileal segment demonstrated thinning of the muscularis propria. Light- and electron-microscopic examination revealed a myopathy which preferentially… (More)

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@article{Smith1982HollowVM, title={Hollow visceral myopathy: a light- and electron-microscopic study.}, author={J. A. Smith and Stephen C. Hauser and Jonathan Madara}, journal={The American journal of surgical pathology}, year={1982}, volume={6 3}, pages={269-75} }