colitis cystica profunda

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co·li·tis cys·ti·ca pro·fun·da

intramural mucus-containing cysts of the large bowel; the condition may be mistaken for mucinous carcinoma but is not neoplastic.
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Surgical therapy for colitis cystica profunda and solitary rectal ulcer syndrome.
Glandular epithelium displaced into the submucosa or the deeper layers of the intestinal wall defines colitis cystica profunda, enteritis cystica profunda, and gastritis cystica profunda.
Colitis cystica profunda is generally localized and only rarely diffuse.