Collagenous gastritis and collagenous colitis: a report with sequential histological and ultrastructural findings.

@article{Pulimood1999CollagenousGA,
  title={Collagenous gastritis and collagenous colitis: a report with sequential histological and ultrastructural findings.},
  author={Anna Benjamin Pulimood and Balakrishnan S Ramakrishna and Minnie M. Mathan},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={881-5}
}
The case is reported of a young adult man with collagenous gastritis, an extremely rare disorder with only three case reports in the English literature, who subsequently presented with collagenous colitis. Sequential gastric biopsies showed a notable increase in thickness of the subepithelial collagen band. Ultrastructural study of gastric and rectal mucosa showed the characteristic subepithelial band composed of haphazardly arranged collagen fibres, prominent degranulating eosinophils, and… CONTINUE READING

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