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Microscopic colitis: can it be qualitatively and quantitatively characterized?

Abstract:

This study reports the histological features helpful in diagnosing microscopic colitis. Rectal biopsy specimens from 14 patients with microscopic colitis, 14 with active ulcerative colitis and 14 without colonic inflammation were pooled and then assessed by three observers according to a predetermined protocol. Inter-observer agreement was good except for Paneth cell metaplasia and endocrine cell metaplasia. Compared with healthy tissue, microscopic colitis showed a significant (p less than 0...

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Jewell, DP More by this author
Journal:
The Italian journal of gastroenterology
Volume:
24
Issue:
7
Pages:
393-396
Publication date:
1992-09-05
ISSN:
0392-0623
URN:
uuid:04eaed36-44cb-492b-93f3-224e2c1bca5f
Source identifiers:
135452
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pubs:135452

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