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Wagner-Meissner-Like Corpuscles in Gastric Mucosa: A Brief Report.
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PMID:  24583834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Wagner-Meissner corpuscles are touch receptors that are located in dermal papillae and are usually absent in gastrointestinal mucosa. Wagner-Meissner-like corpuscles have been reported in association with benign neural neoplasm. A case of Wagner-Meissner-like corpuscles in endoscopically normal gastric mucosa biopsy of a 48-year-old woman is presented here. The corpuscles were positive for S-100 and clinical evidence of neurofibromatosis was negative. From a review of the literature, only 2 cases of tactile corpuscle-like structures in gastric mucosa are available.
Domenico Reale; Maria R Ballotta; Laura Borghi; Laura C Lisato; Annalisa Rasi; Maria T Menegatti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-2-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of surgical pathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1940-2465     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Surg. Pathol.     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
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Created Date:  2014-3-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  9314927     Medline TA:  Int J Surg Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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