Pernicious anemia and widespread absence of gastrointestinal endocrine cells in a patient with autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type I and malabsorption.

@article{OlivaHemker2006PerniciousAA,
  title={Pernicious anemia and widespread absence of gastrointestinal endocrine cells in a patient with autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type I and malabsorption.},
  author={Maria M Oliva-Hemker and Gail V Berkenblit and Grant J. Anhalt and John H. Yardley},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2006},
  volume={91 8},
  pages={2833-8}
}
CONTEXT Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type I (APS I) is characterized by multiple endocrine gland failures, with other manifestations such as gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms. OBJECTIVE The objective of the study was to study the histopathological and immunological findings in the GI mucosa of a patient with typical features of APS I, malabsorption, and pernicious anemia. DESIGN AND PATIENT Biopsies from the GI tract of a patient with APS I were immunostained with chromogranin for GI… CONTINUE READING

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