chronic colitis

What is Crohn’s disease?

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Crohn’s disease is caused by long-term inflammation that damages the digestive tract and prevents it from working normally. The symptoms of Crohn’s disease include diarrhea, fever, weight loss, bloating, and bloody stools. The digestive tract includes the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small bowel, and colon. The …
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What is ulcerative colitis?

What is ulcerative colitis? Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is caused by long-term inflammation that damages the colon and prevents it from working normally. The symptoms of ulcerative colitis include diarrhea, fever, weight loss, bloating, and bloody stools. How do pathologists make this diagnosis? If your doctor suspects …
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