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Collagenous colitis: an unrecognised entity.
  1. W V Bogomoletz,
  2. J J Adnet,
  3. P Birembaut,
  4. P Feydy,
  5. P Dupont


    A patient is reported with chronic abdominal pain, diarrhoea, and associated radiological and endoscopic abnormalities of the sigmoid colon. Light and electron microscopic study of colorectal mucosa showed abnormal collagenous thickening of the subepithelial basement membrane. The authors felt that the clinical and morphological features justified a diagnosis of collagenous colitis. Review of the literature suggested that collagenous colitis was still an unrecognised entity.

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