Colon non tumor
Colitis (non-infectious)
Granulomatous colitis

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 26 December 2016, last major update May 2013

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Etiology
  • Due to Crohn disease, tuberculosis, Yersinia
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) images

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P. acnes-1

P. acnes-2

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)