Fulminant amebic colitis. A morphologic study of four cases.

  title={Fulminant amebic colitis. A morphologic study of four cases.},
  author={Doris Chun and Para Chandrasoma and Milton T Kiyabu},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={37 6},
PURPOSE The morphologic features of fulminant amebic colitis are poorly documented. In this report, we describe the clinical and pathologic findings in four of these cases. METHODS The surgical pathology reports and accompanying histologic slides were examined from four patients who underwent surgical resections for fulminant amebic colitis. Clinical information was obtained from the patients' medical records. RESULTS Large, geographic mucosal ulcers were typically present and were… CONTINUE READING

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