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Ulcerative Colitis

Introduction: Ulcerative Colitis

Description of Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis (medical condition): Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, ongoing disease of the lower digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The hallmarks of ulcerative colitis are ...more

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Ulcerative Colitis: Chronic inflammation of the colon that produces ulcers in its lining. This condition is marked by abdominal pain, cramps, and loose discharges of pus, blood, and mucus from the bowel.
Source: National Institute of Health

Ulcerative Colitis: a serious chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine and rectum characterized by recurrent episodes of abdominal pain and fever and chills and profuse diarrhea.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Ulcerative Colitis: chronic, recurrent ulceration of the colon mucosa and submucosa.
Source: Diseases Database

Ulcerative Colitis: chronic, recurrent ulceration of the colon mucosa and submucosa.
Source: CRISP

Ulcerative Colitis: Related Topics

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Ulcerative Colitis: Rare Disease

Ophanet

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Ulcerative Colitis as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Ulcerative Colitis as a Disease

Ulcerative Colitis (medical condition): See Ulcerative colitis (disease information).
  »Introduction: Ulcerative colitis
  »Symptoms of Ulcerative colitis
  »Causes of Ulcerative colitis
  »Treatments for Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative Colitis: Related Diseases

Ulcerative Colitis: Ulcerative Colitis is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Ulcerative Colitis: Article Excerpts

Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ulcers, in the top layers of the lining of ... (Source: excerpt from Ulcerative Colitis: NIDDK)

Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ulcers, in the top layers... (Source: excerpt from Ulcerative Colitis: NIDDK)

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Ulcerative Colitis: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Ulcerative Colitis

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The description of Ulcerative Colitis may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Ulcerative Colitis

The following list attempts to classify Ulcerative Colitis into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • colitis,inflammatory bowel disease
  • inflammation,redness,rubor
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

Source: WordNet 2.1

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