Granulomas in the diagnosis of intestinal Crohn's disease: amyth exploded?

@article{Shepherd2002GranulomasIT,
  title={Granulomas in the diagnosis of intestinal Crohn's disease: amyth exploded?},
  author={N. Shepherd},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={41}
}
Mention granuloma , certainly to the average gastroenterologist and probably to many pathologists, in the context of intestinal pathology, and the diagnosis of Crohn’s disease is established irrevocably, it seems, often to the detriment of the patient. Now no selfrespecting pathologist is going to deny the importance of granulomas in the differential diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease, and major reviews and interobserver studies have confirmed their importance in the differential diagnosis… Expand
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