Case Report
Copyright ©2011 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastroenterol. Mar 21, 2011; 17(11): 1515-1518
Published online Mar 21, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i11.1515
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Figure 1 Initial colonoscopy showing multiple elevated or protruding lesions with semi-transparant and smooth surfaces (A), and petechiae on the surfaces of lesions in the sigmoid colon (B).
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Figure 2 Initial histopathological examination showing a submucosal cystic structure lined with cuboidal endothelial cells for the CD68 histiocystic marker (bottom) and a few giant cells (upper, HE stain, × 200).
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Figure 3 Histopathological examination 12 mo after initial examination showing cystically dilated lesion lined with endothelium (upper, HE stain, × 40) and focal multinucleated giant cells (bottom, HE stain, × 100).
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Figure 4 Follow-up colonoscopy 24 mo after initial examination showing multiple whitish scars throughout the entire colonic mucosa and resolved lymphangioma without specific therapy.