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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Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease caused by inflammation of the large intestine.
If you have mild ulcerative colitis, you may need minimal or no treatment and remain well for prolonged periods of time.
The findings stress the importance of cancer surveillance for young patients with Ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.
Feagan et al., "A randomized, double-blind, sham-controlled study of granulocyte/monocyte apheresis for active ulcerative colitis," Gastroenterology, vol.
Correlation analysis in peripheral blood B10 cells and Th17 cells as well as B10/Th17 ratio was carried out in patients in remission, with mild, moderate, and severe ulcerative colitis.
It's estimated 1 in 5 people with ulcerative colitis have severe symptoms that don't improve with medication.
Fletcher said: "I stayed silent until 2011 or 2012 as it's not something you generally talk about, the symptoms of ulcerative colitis.
The study included 83 patients with Crohn's disease, 90 patients with ulcerative colitis, and 344 matched controls.
Background: Clarifying the risk factors for postoperative complications and taking measures to minimize these complications will improve the outcomes in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC).
A study review (Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology, November 2015) suggests that meat consumption may contribute to a higher risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), particularly to ulcerative colitis. For the review, red meat was defined as darker-colored meat from cows, lambs, pigs, and horses.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Ulcerative Colitis - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Ulcerative Colitis's therapeutic pipeline.