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Collagenous colitis with mucosal tears on endoscopic insufflation: a unique presentation
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    Collagenous colitis with mucosal tear on air installation

    Dear Editor

    I was interested to read the paper by Cruz-Correa et al. [1] describing mucosal tears at colonoscopy in patients with collagenous colitis. I was then interested to read letters from Mitchell et al.[2] and Komuro et al.[3] describing their experience with mucosal tears in patients with collagenous colitis and diversion colitis, respectively. I would like to present a case of an elde...

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    Submucosal "dissection" in collagenous colitis
    • Jonathan D Mitchell, Specialist Registrar
    • Other Contributors:
      • Robin Teague, Richard Bolton, John Lowes

    Dear Editor

    We were fascinated to read the paper by Cruz-Correa et al. [1] describing cases of mucosal tearing at colonoscopy in patients subsequently found to have collagenous colitis. We were particularly interested in their postulated mechanism for these tears being a disruption of colonic mural integrity by the sub-mucosal collagen layer. We would like to present two cases which add further weight to t...

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    Diversion colitis with a mucosal tear on endoscopic insufflation
    • Yasuhiro Komuro, Doctor
    • Other Contributors:
      • Toshiaki Watanabe, Keisuke Hata, Hirokazu Nagawa

    Dear Editor

    I read with interest and appreciated the report of Cruz- Correa and colleagues.[1] They show three cases of collageous colitis with mucosal tears on endoscopic insufflation and discussed that there was no report in any other gastrointestinal disease. We would like to present similar mucosal tear on endoscopic insufflation in a patient with diversion colitis.

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