Ulcerative Colitis

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This four-page handout educates people about ulcerative colitis, which is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes sores or ulcers to the lining of the colon (large intestine). It lists signs of ulcerative colitis, and discusses diagnostic tests such as a stool sample, barium enema, colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy, and biopsy of tissue sample. The document outlines treatment and care, including medicines to control colon inflammation. 

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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Colitis, ulcerative, Inflammatory bowel diseases
Copyright:
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Date Last Reviewed:
1/1/2011
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