mucosa of colon

mu·co·sa of co·lon

the lining coat of the colon.
Synonym(s): tunica mucosa coli
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Histopathological analysis revealed a diffuse leukocyte infiltrate in the mucosa of colon sections from DNBS-induced mice (Figure 3(a)).
Boston bowel preparation scale Score 0 Unprepared colon segment with mucosa not seen because of solid stool that cannot be cleared 1 Portion of mucosa of the colon segment seen, but other areas of the colon segment are not well seen because of staining, residual stool, and/or opaque liquid 2 Minor amount of residual staining, small fragments of stool, and/or opaque liquid, but mucosa of colon segment is seen well.
Boston Bowel Preparation Scale 0 Unprepared colon segment with mucosa not seen due to solid stool that cannot be cleared 1 Portion of mucosa of the colon segment seen, but other areas of the colon segment not well seen due to staining, residual stool and/or opaque liquid 2 Minor amount of residual staining, small fragments of stool and/or opaque liquid, but mucosa of colon segment seen well 3 Entire mucosa of colon segment seen well with no residual staining, small fragments of stool or opaque liquid Table 2.
Leiomyomas (LMs) and LMSs are nowadays differentiated from GIST and thought to be rare in the GIT, except in the esophagus and muscle mucosa of colon and rectum where leiomyomas are the most common mesenchymal tumors [15-18].
The most prominent gross lesions were thickening and corrugation of the small intestine (ileum)up to three or four times normal thickness (figure 1a).The mucosa of colon was folded into transverse ridges, similar to cerebral convolutions that could not be reduced by stretching (figure 1b).The ileocecal and mesenteric lymph nodes were congested and edematous, granular in some cases (figure 1c).