OBJECTIVE: Enteric neuropathy with mild inflammation (ganglionitis) has been described in several motility disorders including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), enteric dysmotility (ED), slow-transit constipation (STC) and chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO). The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that autoantibodies directed against specific neural antigens including ion channels may be associated with this finding. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Comprehensive routine and immuno...Expand abstract
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Autoantibodies in patients with gut motility disorders and enteric neuropathy.
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