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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Ulcerative colitis

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Ulcerative colitis includes:

  • Autoimmune phenomenon
  • Genetic susceptibility
  • Smoking
  • Environmental factors
  • Immune-mediated phenomena
  • Ulcerative colitis is not caused by emotional distress or sensitivity to certain foods or food products, but these factors may trigger symptoms in some people. The stress of living with ulcerative colitis may also contribute to a worsening of symptoms

Other underlying conditions related to Ulcerative colitis:

Source: Diseases Database

Ulcerative colitis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Ulcerative colitis as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

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About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Ulcerative colitis, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Ulcerative colitis. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Ulcerative colitis. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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