Case Report
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World J Gastroenterol. Jul 14, 2013; 19(26): 4252-4256
Published online Jul 14, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i26.4252
Figure 1
Figure 1 Histologic evolution of colitis (hematoxylin and eosin stain, × 200). A: Active colitis manifested by epithelial injury and cryptitis, in the context of clinical history of ulcerative colitis (UC) and lack of other etiologies for active colitis, this is consistent with early exacerbation of UC; B: Lymphocytic colitis (LC) (3 years after the exacerbation depicted in A). There is surface intraepithelial lymphocytosis and epithelial injury but without significant chronic information. The crypt architecture is normal; C: Reverting to active ulcerative colitis manifested by basal lympho plasmacytosis, architectural distortion, and cryptitis (3 years after an episode of LC-pattern of injury).