From Libre Pathology
Colitis, plural colitides, is an inflammatory process that involves the colon.
Type of colitis
- Infectious colitis, not otherwise specified.
- C. difficle colitis (pseudomembranous colitis often used as a synonym).
- Cytomegalovirus colitis.
- Ulcerative colitis.
- Crohn's disease with involvement of the colon.
- Microscopic colitis.
Rectum, Biopsy: - Mild active proctitis with minimal architectural changes. - NEGATIVE for dysplasia. Comment: The biopsy is NEGATIVE for granulomas. The inflammation in nonspecific; it could be due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, ischemia, or therapy/drugs. Clinical correlation is required.