Colon

Noninfectious colitis

Granulomatous colitis



Topic Completed: 1 May 2013

Minor changes: 30 September 2020

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PubMed Search: granulomatous colitis[title]

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Etiology
  • Due to Crohn disease, tuberculosis, Yersinia
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Chungja C. Shim, M.D.

Cause unknown

Differential diagnosis
  • Normal germinal centers, tangential sections of blood vessels or pericryptal fibroblastic sheath, inflammatory reaction to extravasated mucin, rarely sarcoidosis (Am J Gastroenterol 1998;93:1949)
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