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Intramural ganglia in diverticular disease of the colon
  1. W. A. A. G. Macbeth,
  2. J. H. R. Hawthorne
  1. Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester


    Intramural plexuses were studied in 30 colons, and a plethora of ganglionic tissue was observed in specimens with diverticula when compared with a control series. This alteration in the ganglionic pattern is considered real rather than apparent; the changes are confined to the region of the colon where muscular hypertrophy is present.

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