are several inflammations of the
colon, which canīt be classified into
categories endoscopically and histologically.
The left picture shows such a colitis in
this case of the cecum. A vunerable
mucosa with edema and missing
mucosal vessels is typical.
In most instances an infectious agent is
propably responsible, although it canīt be
recovered from the stool.
rectosigmoidal mucosa with mucus, erythema and missing
vessels. There is no colonic protein loss, no eosinophilia
and no infectious
agent cultured. Complete healing takes 10 days only.
Differential diagnosis of colitis.