ulcerative colitis


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ulcerative colitis

[′əl·sə‚rād·iv kə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
An idiopathic inflammatory disease of the mucosa and submucosa of the colon manifested clinically by pain, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding.
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People with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are also at increased risk of getting bowel cancer.
The study focused on how many of these patients were tested and treated for iron deficiency anemiaa common complication of ulcerative colitis, caused by intestinal bleeding and malnutrition.
7, 8] In patients of Thronton et al8 lesions of pyoderma gangrenosum appeared for the first time during clinically quiscent phase of colitis, eventhough colonoscopy is suggestive of active ulcerative colitis.
Devise corrective measures for pipeline projects by understanding Ulcerative Colitis pipeline depth and focus of Indication therapeutics.
M1 had mild to moderate, active ulcerative colitis.
46-49) Telomere shortening in ulcerative colitis has been linked with the development of dysplasia.
The team carried out a genome-wide scan to look for changes in the genetic code common to patients with ulcerative colitis.
Ulcerative colitis is characterized by mucosal ulceration in the colon, where it causes inflammation and ulcers in the top layer of the lining of the large intestine.
She had undergone a diverting end-ileostomy for ulcerative colitis 20 years previously.
A biopsy was collected and the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis was confirmed.
LOS ANGELES -- A number of clinical, laboratory, and serologic "red flags" may distinguish patients with ulcerative colitis who will progress to a diagnosis of Crohn's disease, researchers reported at the annual Digestive Disease Week.