College of American Pathologists

2013 — February Case of the Month

Posted February 18, 2013


CAP Foundation Online Case of the Month

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A 25-year-old woman with history of abdominal pain and diarrhea presents with bowel obstruction. She undergoes a partial colectomy. The colectomy specimen shows a stricture and areas of cobble stone appearing mucosa with intervening normal looking mucosa. The serosa shows creeping fat.

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  • Crohn disease
  • Infectious colitis
  • Ischemic colitis
  • Radiation colitis
  • Ulcerative colitis

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