The role of colonic mast cells and myenteric plexitis in patients with diverticular disease
International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 08/17/2012
Bassotti G et al. – Patients with diverticular disease display an increase of mast cells in the large bowel. The presence of myenteric plexitis in those with complicated, severe disease, suggest that this could represent a histopathologic marker of more aggressive disease.