Lymphocyte-filled villi: comparison with other lymphoid aggregations in the mucosa of the human small intestine.

@article{Moghaddami1998LymphocytefilledVC,
  title={Lymphocyte-filled villi: comparison with other lymphoid aggregations in the mucosa of the human small intestine.},
  author={Mahin Moghaddami and Adrian G. Cummins and Graham Mayrhofer},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1998},
  volume={115 6},
  pages={1414-25}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Solitary lymphoid structures that may be sites of primary extrathymic T-cell differentiation have been described recently in murine (cryptopatches) and rat (lymphocyte-filled villi) small intestine. This study tests the hypothesis that similar structures occur in human small intestine. METHODS Normal small intestine was obtained during surgery. Fixed tissue was examined histologically, and frozen sections were examined by an indirect immunoperoxidase technique using a panel… CONTINUE READING
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