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Coeliac disease
Duodenum
Haematoxylin & Eosin (H&E)
65 years
male
Patietn with loss of weight, diarrhea and flatulence. Gastroscopy with suspicion of villous atrophy of the duodenal mucosa.
Duondenal mucosa with intraepithelial lymphocytosis (>40 CD3+ lymphocytes/100 enterocytes), moderate lymphoplasmacellular inflammation and focal villous atrophy.
The morphological aspect is compatible with coeliac disease.
Gastrointestinal Biopsy Findings of Autoimmune Enteropathy (Am J Surg Pathol 2014;38:1319–1329)
Bettina Huber
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