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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Relationship between vedolizumab pharmacokinetics and endoscopic outcomes in patients with ulcerative colitis (oral presentation) (Rosario, Abhyankar, Sankoh, et al.
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The genetic regions identified act like signposts, pointing to a number of suspect genes that might play an important role in ulcerative colitis.
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The cause of ulcerative colitis is not known, and so far there is no cure, except through surgical removal of the colon.
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Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Humira (adalimumab) to include treatment of moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis in adults.
Washington, July 2 (ANI): A new research has shown that an extract made from a food plant in the Brassica family was effective in alleviating signs of ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel condition, in mice.