The innervation and neuroendocrine cell population of the appendix in total colonic aganglionosis.

@article{Shaw1990TheIA,
  title={The innervation and neuroendocrine cell population of the appendix in total colonic aganglionosis.},
  author={Patricia A. Shaw},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={1990},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={117-21}
}
There is little published information on changes in the appendix in Hirschsprung's disease despite the presence within the mucosa of nerves and neuroendocrine cells together forming a 'neuroendocrine ganglion'. The innervation and neuroendocrine cell population of 11 appendices (two from patients with total colonic aganglionosis, six from patients with short segment Hirschsprung's disease and three normal controls) were examined using H & E, a standard Grimelius silver stain and… CONTINUE READING

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