Case Report
Copyright ©2006 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Aug 28, 2006; 12(32): 5240-5243
Published online Aug 28, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i32.5240
Figure 1
Figure 1 Barium enema shows loss of mucosal pattern with speculation, absent haustration, narrowing and shortening of the bowel, extending from the rectum to the distal transverse colon.
Figure 2
Figure 2 (A) Sigmoidoscopy revealed friable, edematous mucosa with granularity, mucous exudates and bleeding throughout the rectum and sigmoid colon. Multiple erosions and punctate ulcers were observed without normal-appearing intervening mucosa. (B) Repeated colonoscopy before discharge revealed almost normal mucosa from the distal transverse colon to the rectum.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Histopathological examination of biopsied rectal mucosa showed severe neutrophil infiltration, goblet cell depletion and mild crypt abscess (hematoxylin and eosin staining).