Noninfectious colitis

Mastocytic enterocolitis

Topic Completed: 1 May 2013

Minor changes: 25 February 2021

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Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Mastocytic enterocolitis. website. Accessed October 28th, 2021.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Defined as more than 20 mast cells per high power field and no other significant histologic findings
  • A diagnosis of exclusion
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Positive stains
  • Tryptase
Differential diagnosis
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