Colon nontumor
Colitis (non-infectious)
Granulomatous colitis

Topic Completed: 1 May 2013

Revised: 9 January 2019, last major update May 2013

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PubMed Search: granulomatous colitis[title]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Granulomatous colitis. website. Accessed October 16th, 2019.
  • Due to Crohn disease, tuberculosis, Yersinia
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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P. acnes-1

P. acnes-2

Differential diagnosis
  • Normal germinal centers, tangential sections of blood vessels or pericryptal fibroblastic sheath, inflammatory reaction to extravasated mucin, rarely sarcoidosis (Am J Gastroenterol 1998;93:1949)
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