Small bowel (small intestine)
Collagenous sprue

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 8 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Collagenous sprue

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Cite this page: Gulwani H. Collagenous sprue. website. Accessed November 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Small intestinal villous and crypt atrophy, subepithelial collagen deposit thicker than 12 μm that entraps lamina propria cellular elements (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2011;135:803)
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