Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy
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Unspecific colitis
non specific colitis There are several inflammations of the colon, which canīt be classified into categories endoscopically and histologically. The left picture shows such a colitis in this case of the cecum. A vunerable mucosa with edema and missing mucosal vessels is typical. In most instances an infectious agent is propably responsible, although it canīt be recovered from the stool.
non specific colitis non specific colitis
Granular rectosigmoidal mucosa with mucus, erythema and missing mucosal vessels. There is no colonic protein loss, no eosinophilia and no infectious agent cultured. Complete healing takes 10 days only. See also Differential diagnosis of colitis.