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Ultrastructural alterations of Paneth cells in infants associated with gastrointestinal symptoms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6304934     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Paneth cells containing abundant and large inclusion bodies found in patients with acrodermatitis enteropathica have been considered as a consistent and characteristic abnormality of this disease. We examined 34 children with gastrointestinal symptoms due to a wide variety of basic diseases and found similar abnormal Paneth cells in most of them, particularly in infants under the age of one year. This abnormality, according to our findings, is attributed to the secondary effect of zinc deficiency due to malnutrition.
Y Kobayashi; H Suzuki; T Konno; K Tada; T Y Yamamoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine     Volume:  139     ISSN:  0040-8727     ISO Abbreviation:  Tohoku J. Exp. Med.     Publication Date:  1983 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-07-08     Completed Date:  1983-07-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417355     Medline TA:  Tohoku J Exp Med     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  225-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Acrodermatitis / pathology
Child, Preschool
Gastrointestinal Diseases / pathology*
Inclusion Bodies / ultrastructure
Jejunum / ultrastructure*

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