Collagenous colitis: an abnormal collagen table? Two new cases and review of the literature.

Abstract

Two patients with "collagenous colitis" characterized by abdominal pain and chronic watery diarrhea are described. Colorectal biopsies showed a marked, band-like collagenous deposit under the surface epithelium. Transmission electron microscopy showed an abnormally thickened collagen table under a thickened basal lamina. Immunofluorescence showed no… (More)

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@article{Oord1982CollagenousCA, title={Collagenous colitis: an abnormal collagen table? Two new cases and review of the literature.}, author={Joost J. van den Oord and Karen Paula Geboes and Veerle Desmet}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1982}, volume={77 6}, pages={377-81} }