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Disease Colitis, Microscopic

Name Colitis, Microscopic
Synonym Microscopic Colitis
Definition A condition characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. This syndrome was first described in 1980 by Read and associates. Subtypes include COLLAGENOUS COLITIS and LYMPHOCYTIC COLITIS. Both have similar clinical symptoms and are distinguishable only by histology.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D046728
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastroenteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Colitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Colitis, Microscopic
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Colonic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Colitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Colitis, Microscopic

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Colitis, Microscopic
  Colitis, Collagenous
  Colitis, Lymphocytic