Case Reports in Medicine / 2009 / Article / Fig 3

Case Report

Colonic Endometriosis Mimicking Colon Cancer on a Virtual Colonoscopy Study: A Potential Pitfall in Diagnosis

Figure 3

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(a) Endometriosis (long arrows on left) extending to involve the epithelium of the colon (short arrows on right)
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(b) Endometriosis (arrows) involving the muscularis propria of the bowel. Note the characteristic stroma associated with the glandular epithelium