Case Report
Copyright ©2013 Baishideng Publishing Group Co.
World J Gastrointest Surg. May 27, 2013; 5(5): 156-160
Published online May 27, 2013. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v5.i5.156
Figure 1
Figure 1 Abdominal ultrasonographic finding. Non-specific colitis in the ascending colon and the cecum and secondary mild inflammation of the appendix.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Abdomen computed tomography scan shows circular wall thickening in the cecum and the ascending colon and pericolic infiltration and adjacent lymph nodes.
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Figure 3 Colonoscopic finding shows multiple elevated yellowish or white pseudomembranes with hyperemic, edematous mucosa in the ascending colon and cecum.
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Figure 4 Histological finding shows the typical volcano-like exudate, inflammatory cells, mucofibrinous material and inflammatory colonic mucosa with erosion (HE stain, × 40).
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Figure 5 Follow-up colonoscopic finding showing normal mucosa in the ascending colon and the cecum.