Serologic profiles aiding the diagnosis of autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility.

@article{Dhamija2008SerologicPA,
  title={Serologic profiles aiding the diagnosis of autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility.},
  author={Radhika Dhamija and Karen M Tan and Sean J. Pittock and Amy Foxx-Orenstein and Eduardo Elias Benarroch and Vanda A. Lennon},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 9},
  pages={988-92}
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility is a limited autoimmune dysautonomia occurring idiopathically or in the context of an anatomically remote neoplasm, previously documented or unsuspected. Here we report 24 Mayo Clinic patients in whom the profile of serum autoantibodies aided this diagnosis. METHODS All patients were ascertained serologically in the course of service evaluation for autoantibodies consistent with neurologic autoimmunity. Review of their histories… CONTINUE READING

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