Granuloma-positive Crohn's disease.

  title={Granuloma-positive Crohn's disease.},
  author={Hugh James Freeman},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  volume={21 9},
BACKGROUND The epithelioid granuloma is a characteristic histological feature of Crohn's disease. In some pathological classification schemes, the criteria for a definite, probable or possible diagnosis have been listed, with the epithelioid granuloma indicating definite Crohn's disease. METHODS In the present evaluation, 247 prospectively evaluated Crohn's disease patients (24.3%), from a consecutively accumulated population database of 1015 patients, were found to have an epithelioid… CONTINUE READING


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