Chronic Colitis, Juvenile Macaca mulatta

  • Rick R. Adler
  • Peter F. Moore
  • Douglas L. Schmucker
  • Linda J. Lowenstine
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


The general body condition of affected animals reflects emaciation and dehydration. These animals have a moderately dilated colon filled with brown or green fluid feces. The colonic mucosa is diffusely thickened and granular (Fig. 90). Areas of the colonic mucosa may have a rugose appearance and small erosions or microulcers may be evident. Mesenteric lymph nodes are frequently enlarged. Thymic atrophy and splenomegaly may be found in some animals. Gross lesions are not seen in other organs.


Inflammatory bowel disease chronic colitis 


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  • Rick R. Adler
  • Peter F. Moore
  • Douglas L. Schmucker
  • Linda J. Lowenstine

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