A rare case of duodenal pseudomelanosis

Marianna D’ercole, Gianluca Lopez, Luca Elli, Stefano Ferrero, Giorgio Alberto Croci

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Abstract

A black-spotted duodenal mucosa was observed during endoscopy of a man with several comorbidities including hypertension and end-stage kidney disease. Histopathological examination revealed pigment-laden macrophages in the lamina propria of the duodenal villi, which was consistent with duodenal pseudomelanosis.

Original languageEnglish
Article number2152
JournalDiagnostics
Volume11
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021

Keywords

  • Duodenal
  • Duodeni
  • Endoscopy
  • Iron
  • Pigmentation
  • Pseudomelanosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry

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