endomysium


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endomysium

 [en″do-mis´e-um]
the sheath of delicate reticular fibrils that surrounds each muscle fiber.

en·do·mys·i·um

(en'dō-miz'ē-ŭm, mis'ē-ŭm), [TA]
The fine connective tissue sheath surrounding an individual muscle fiber.
[endo- + G. mys, muscle]

endomysium

/en·do·mys·i·um/ (-mis´e-um) the sheath of delicate reticular fibrils surrounding each muscle fiber.

en·do·mys·i·um

(en'dō-mis'ē-ŭm) [TA]
The fine connective tissue sheath surrounding a muscle fiber.
[endo- + G. mys, muscle]

endomysium

the sheath of delicate reticular fibrils that surrounds each muscle fiber.
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Correlation between tissue transglutaminase antibodies and endomysium antibodies as diagnostic markers of coeliac disease.
12] Nonstandard abbreviations: CD, celiac disease; tTG, tissue transglutaminase; EmA, endomysium antibodies; anti-tTG, antibodies against tTG; sIgAD, selective IgA deficiency; anti-dGli, antibodies against deamidated gliadin.
The most sensitive antibody tests detect IgA-class antibodies against tissue transglutaminase (tTGA) and endomysium (EMA).
What happens to patients with positive tissue transglutaminase and endomysium antibody results in general practice.
Tests most commonly offered by commercial laboratories include immunoglobulin IgG- and IgA-based antigliadin antibodies (AGA IgG and AGA IgA); IgA endomysium antibody (EMA IgA); IgA tissue transglutaminase antibody (TG IgA); IgA antireticulin antibody; and anti-actin antibody.
1-3) The pathogenesis involves a T-cell-mediated immune response and autoreactive B lymphocytes that produce autoantibodies directed against gliadin, endomysium, or tissue transglutaminase in individuals with a genetic susceptibility related to human leukocyte antigens HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8.
The diagnosis of celiac disease was based on small-bowel biopsy showing severe villous atrophy with crypt hyperplasia (Marsh type III lesions) (15) and increased serum levels of antibodies to TG and/or endomysium (EMA) (16).
Predictive value for coeliac disease of antibodies to gliadin, endomysium, and jejunum in patients attending for jejunal biopsy.
Antibodies against human tissue-transglutaminase and endomysium in diagnosing and monitoring coeliac disease.
Pretreatment of CD sera with tTG eliminated the endomysial staining pattern in human umbilical cord, suggesting that tTG could be the previously unknown endomysium autoantigen (2,3).