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Case 398

Surgical Pathology Case

 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  A 72 years old male, hospitalized for 8 days due to pneumonia. He then developed acute diarrhea that eventually required a colectomy.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The entirely colon was edematous and covered by gold-yellow patches.

 
     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 2

 
 

HE, 4

HE, 10

     
 

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Gross photo: MC. Microscopic photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan