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Parasite infections and gastrointestinal motility

Handbook of Physiology, The Gastrointestinal System, Motility and Circulation

  1. Gilbert A. Castro

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp060130

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Castro, G. A. 2011. Parasite infections and gastrointestinal motility. Comprehensive Physiology. 1133–1152.

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Parasite-Induced Alterations
    • 1.1
      Esophagus
    • 1.2
      Stomach
    • 1.3
      Small Intestine
    • 1.4
      Cecum, Colon, and Rectum
  • 2
    Basis For Motility Changes
    • 2.1
      Parasite-Derived Substances
    • 2.2
      Gastrointestinal Hormone Imbalances
    • 2.3
      Inflammation
  • 3
    Summary