Small bowel (small intestine)
Collagenous sprue

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 12 February 2018, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Collagenous sprue

Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Collagenous sprue. website. Accessed October 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Small intestinal villous and crypt atrophy, subepithelial collagen deposit thicker than 12 μm that entraps lamina propria cellular elements (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2011;135:803)
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