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leiomyositis

Wednesday 9 November 2005

Types

- infectious
- autoimmune leiomyositis

Localization

- digestive leiomyositis

References

- Haas S, Bindl L, Fischer HP. Autoimmune enteric leiomyositis: a rare cause of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction with specific morphological features. Hum Pathol. 2005 May;36(5):576-80. PMID: 15948126

- Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction caused by an intestinal inflammatory myopathy: case report and review of the literature. Dewit S, de Hertogh G, Geboes K, Tack J. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2008 Apr;20(4):343-8. PMID: 18004985