Colon non tumor
Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 May 2013, last major update February 2013
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- Abdominal cramping, bloody diarrhea, low grade or no fever
- Usually resolves spontaneously, but may be complicated by hemolytic uremic syndrome or thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
- Endoscopy: right sided colonic edema, erosions, hemorrhage
- Hemorrhage and edema in lamina propria; focal superficial mucosal necrosis with preservation of deeper portion of crypts; acute inflammation; may have inflammatory pseudomembranes
End of Colon non tumor > Colitis (non-infectious) > Hemorrhagic colitis
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