Small bowel (small intestine)
Patterns of abnormal small bowel architecture
Variable villus abnormality and crypt hypoplasia

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 8 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Variable villus abnormality OR crypt hypoplasia[TIAB]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general | Etiology
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Variable villus abnormality and crypt hypoplasia. website. Accessed November 21st, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Villi focally flat or mild / moderate villus shortening
  • Also increased intraepithelial lymphocytosis, decreased crypt mitotic figures
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