Small intestine & ampulla
Malabsorption
Tufting enteropathy


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Minor changes: 18 November 2020

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Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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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
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