Case Report
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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 14, 2013; 19(22): 3508-3511
Published online Jun 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i22.3508
Figure 1
Figure 1 Abdominopelvic computed tomography scan. Mild to moderate symmetrical wall thickening with decreased mural attenuation was observed from the hepatic flexure to distal sigmoid colon.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Sigmoidoscopic findings. A: The mucosa shows multiple shallow ulcerations, edema with friability of the mucosa, and loss of the normal vascular appearance; B: Two weeks after anti-fungal therapy, the mucosal edema and ulcerative lesions are markedly improved and mucosal scar changes were seen on the sigmoid colon.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Histologic findings. A: Microscopic examination of the biopsy specimen obtained by endoscopy shows several fungal hyphae (arrows) (hematoxylin and eosin stain, magnification × 400); B: Right-angle branching, non-septate hyphae of Mucoraceae are shown (Grocott’s methenamine silver stain, magnification × 400).