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Disease Colitis, Lymphocytic

Name Colitis, Lymphocytic
Synonym Lymphocytic Colitis
Definition A subtype of MICROSCOPIC COLITIS, characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. Microscopic examination of biopsy samples taken from the COLON show infiltration of LYMPHOCYTES in the superficial EPITHELIUM and the underlying connective tissue (lamina propria).
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D046730
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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 Colitis, Lymphocytic
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 Colitis, Lymphocytic

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