inflammatory bowel disease

Crohn’s disease

What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is caused by long-term or chronic 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. To learn more about your pathology report for …
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What is ulcerative colitis?

What is ulcerative colitis? Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is caused by long-term inflammation that damages the colon and prevents it from working normally. The symptoms of this disease include diarrhea, fever, weight loss, bloating, and bloody stools. To learn more about your pathology report for ulcerative colitis, read …
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Chronic colitis – Colon –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for chronic colitis. by Jason Wasserman MD PhD FRCPC, reviewed on September 1, 2020 Quick facts: Chronic colitis is a medical condition where cells from the immune system attack the cells inside the colon causing inflammation and damage. For most people chronic colitis is …
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Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) – Liver –

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for primary sclerosing cholangitis of the liver. by Stephanie Reid, MD FRCPC, updated on October 3, 2018 Quick facts: Primary sclerosing cholangitis is a liver disease caused by cells from the immune system attacking and damaging the cells that line small channels in the …
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