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Autoimmune Gastrointestinal Dysmotility (AGID) Evaluation

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Ganglionic AChR Autoantibody

Slide 10

April 2012

Values greater than 1.00 nanomole per liter are usually accompanied by other signs of dysautonomia in addition to gastrointestinal problems. Values between 0.03 and 0.99 nanomoles per liter reflect an autoimmune gastrointestinal dysmotility that may be isolated or signs 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 and these include adenocarcinoma, small cell carcinoma, thymoma, and lymphoma.

Ganglionic AChR Autoantibody

 


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