Ultrastructure of the Small Intestinal Mucosa: Normal and Disease-Related Appearances

Ultrastructure of the Small Intestinal Mucosa: Normal and Disease-Related Appearances

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ISBN-13: 9781447113409
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 11/17/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
Pages: 164
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

Clinical material.- Technique of peroral jejunal biopsy.- Technique for electron microscopy.- Comparison of histology, thick and thin ultramicrotome sections and immunofluorescence.- Challenge studies.- References.- 1. Cells of the Normal Mucosa.- The enterocyte.- Crypt cells.- Precursor cells of the enterocytes.- Goblet cells.- Paneth cells.- APUD cells.- Theliolymphocytes.- The lamina propria.- Cells infiltrating the lamina propria.- Schwann cells and unmyelinated nerve fibres.- Endothelial cells.- Fibrocytes and their fibrillar processes.- References.- Select bibliography.- 2. Coeliac Disease.- Untreated.- Comparison of adult and childhood coeliac disease.- Gluten challenge in treated children with normal mucosa.- Gluten challenge in children with partial repair of the mucosa.- The correlation of structure and function in coeliac disease.- Untreated coeliac disease.- Gluten challenge after treatment with a gluten-free diet.- References.- Select bibliography.- 3. Cow’s Milk Protein Intolerance (CMPI).- Untreated.- Cow’s milk challenge.- Histology and immunology.- Ultrastructural observations.- Clinical, morphological and immunological correlation.- References.- 4. Protein-Energy Malnutrition (P-EM).- Histology.- Ultrastructure.- Correlation of clinical and morphological data.- References.- 5. Miscellaneous.- Malignancies.- Fine structure of involved mucosa with IPSID.- Fine structure of the mucosa in alpha-chain disease.- Fine structure of uninvolved mucosa in lymphoma.- Ultrastructural recognition of abnormal inflammatory cells.- Giardia lamblia.- Cysts.- Whipple’s disease.- Acrodermatitis enteropathica.- Multiple sclerosis.- Crohn’s disease.- References.

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