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active self limited colitis

Sunday 5 June 2022



- inflammation of lamina propria (active much greater than chronic), edema, hemorrhage
- usually lacks features of chronicity (crypt architectural distortion, lymphoplasmacytosis, pyloric gland metaplasia, Paneth cell metaplasia in the left colon)
- neutrophil induced epithelial injury (cryptitis)
- severe cases have crypt abscesses, extensive necrosis, hemorrhage and microthrombi

See also

- acute colitis