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collagenous ileitis

Thursday 23 February 2012

Collagenous ileitis is characterized by subepithelial collagen deposition in the terminal ileum, is an uncommon condition.

The few cases reported to date have been associated with collagenous colitis (CC) or lymphocytic colitis.

References

- Collagenous ileitis: a study of 13 cases. O’Brien BH, McClymont K, Brown I. Am J Surg Pathol. 2011 Aug;35(8):1151-7. PMID: 21716082