Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions
Tufting enteropathy

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

Revised: 21 February 2018, last major update August 2012

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Definition / general
Treatment
  • Total parental nutrition
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Variable villus abnormality, epithelial crowding, disorganization and focal tufting
  • No epithelial lymphocytosis
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Electron microscopy description
  • Basement membrane abnormalities; increase in desmosome length and number; decreased number of microvilli of surface enterocytes with structural disorganization
Electron microscopy images

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