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Ulcerative colitis

What is ulcerative colitis? Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It is caused by chronic inflammation (long standing) that damages the colon and prevents it from working normally. The symptoms of this disease include diarrhea, fever, weight loss, bloating, and bloody stools. Pathologists normally describe the features seen in ulcerative colitis …
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Chronic colitis

What is chronic colitis? Chronic colitis is a condition where tissue on the inside of the colon is attacked by cells from the immune system causing inflammation and damage. Chronic colitis is seen in inflammatory bowel disease including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. What are the symptoms of chronic colitis? Inflammation in the colon damages …
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Chronic active colitis

What is chronic active colitis? Chronic active colitis is a condition where tissue on the inside of the colon is attacked by cells from the immune system causing inflammation and damage. Chronic active colitis is seen in inflammatory bowel disease including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. What are the symptoms of chronic active colitis? Inflammation …
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