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Autoimmune Gastrointestinal Dysmotility (AGID) Evaluation


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Ganglionic Acetylcholine Receptor (AChR) Autoantibody

Slide 10

January 2011

Values greater than 1.00 nanomoles per liter are usually accompanied by other signs of dysautonomia in addition to gastrointestinal dysmotility. Values between 0.03 and 0.99 nanomoles per liter the autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility may be isolated or signs of dysautonomia outside of the gastrointestinal system may be mild. Overall cancer is detected in 30% of seropositive patients. A variety of cancers have been associated with this antibody including adenocarcinoma, small cell carcinoma, thymoma and lymphoma.

Ganglionic AChR Autoantibody

 


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