Article Text

PDF

Diarrhoea caused by collagenous colitis.
  1. V N Perisic,
  2. G Kokai
  1. Institute for Child and Mother Care, Novi Beograd, Yugoslavia.

    Abstract

    The first case of collagenous colitis in a child with protracted watery diarrhoea and abdominal pain is reported. Small bowel investigations and the macroscopic appearances were normal, but histological examination of the colon showed collagenous colitis. Steroids temporarily relieved the diarrhoea and induced transient dissolution of the subepithelial collagen band.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.