Segmental colitis caused by idiopathic myointimal hyperplasia of mesenteric veins.

@article{Costa2016SegmentalCC,
  title={Segmental colitis caused by idiopathic myointimal hyperplasia of mesenteric veins.},
  author={Mariana Nuno Costa and Joana Saiote and Maria Jos{\'e} Sales Pinheiro and P. Duarte and Teresa Bentes and M{\'a}rio Ferraz Oliveira and J. C. Cembell{\'i}n Ramos},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  year={2016},
  volume={108 12},
  pages={
          821-826
        }
}
Diseases causing colonic ischemia may be mistaken with other causes of segmental colitis such as inflammatory bowel disease, especially in young patients. The authors present the case of a 47-year-old male with severe proctosigmoiditis. Assessment excluded infectious causes, thrombophilia and systemic vasculitis. The initial histological specimen was suggestive of inflammatory bowel disease and therapy was initiated with intravenous steroids and, at day 5, infliximab, with no response. The… CONTINUE READING

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