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Small bowel (small intestine)

Inflammatory disorders


Reviewer: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 15 December 2012, last major update August 2012
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● Inflammation of duodenum due to various causes, associated with dyspepsia

Micro description

● Increased plasma cells, edema, intraepithelial neutrophils
● Severe cases have villous atrophy, more neutrophils but fewer plasma cells
● Gastric metaplasia, Helicobacter pylori may be present

Micro images

Various images

End of Small bowel (small intestine) > Inflammatory disorders > Duodenitis

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