Colon non tumor
Bowel preparation associated changes
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 4 May 2013, last major update January 2013
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- Reduced intracellular mucin, epithelial apoptosis and sloughing, increase in mitotic figures (Hum Pathol 1998;29:972, Cesk Patol 2011;47:130)
- May have erosion of superficial epithelium, consistent with clinical impression of aphthoid ulcer
- Also increased lymphocytes and neutrophils (Dis Colon Rectum 2006;49:109)
- Patchy mononuclear infiltration in upper part of lamina propria, increased epithelial cell proliferation of individual crypts, basal cryptitis (Cesk Patol 2010;46:37)
- Rarely lamina propria edema or extravasated red blood cells
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