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A role for autoantibodies in some cases of acquired non-paraneoplastic gut dysmotility.

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BACKGROUND: Antibody-mediated autoimmunity underlies a diverse range of disorders, particularly in the nervous system where domains of ion channels and receptors are potential targets. The aetiology of many adult-onset conditions of severe gut dysmotility is not known. We looked for antibodies to neuronal antigens in patients with severe (slow-transit-type) constipation (STC). METHODS: Eleven sera from adult-onset STC patients and 18 from childhood onset cases were tested by routine immunopre...

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10.1080/003655202753416821

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
Volume:
37
Issue:
2
Pages:
166-170
Publication date:
2002-02-05
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EISSN:
1502-7708
ISSN:
0036-5521
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uuid:c5ed90f0-a4eb-47b5-adfb-ec7129a97a82
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346139
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pubs:346139

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