Identifying subtle histologic findings

Unremarkable-appearingmucosa except for a subtle darkening of the surface that corresponds to microorganisms.

Unremarkable-appearing mucosa except for a subtle darkening of the surface that corresponds to microorganisms.

 

  • 73-year-old woman presented with diarrhea, weight loss
  • Endoscopic examination revealed an unremarkable colonic mucosa
  • Biopsies taken to exclude microscopic colitis

 

 

 

Our Diagnosis

  • Colonic Spirochetosis

The Miraca Difference

  • Provides a reasonable explanation for this patient’s diarrhea and weight loss (spirochetosis can also cause rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, purulent discharge, and an appendicitis-like picture)
  • Avoidance of complications related to immunosuppressive therapy
  • Identifies a condition that may respond to antibiotic therapy
  • Recognition of a subtle finding that may be easily overlooked

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