Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Severe villous abnormality. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/smallbowelseverevillous.html. Accessed March 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
- Flat intestinal mucosa with no villi seen
- Usually diffuse, with epithelial lymphocytosis, crypt hyperplasia, numerous mitotic figures
- Mucosa actually of normal villous thickness
- Due to celiac sprue, refractory or unclassified sprue, other protein allergies, lymphocytic enterocolitis