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Collagenous colitis

Introduction: Collagenous colitis

Description of Collagenous colitis

Collagenous colitis (medical condition): A chronic disorder of the digestive system characterized by...more »

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Collagenous colitis: 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 larger-than-normal band of subepithelial COLLAGEN.
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Collagenous colitis: Related Topics

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Collagenous colitis: Rare Disease


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

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Collagenous colitis as a Disease

Collagenous colitis (medical condition): See Collagenous Colitis (disease information).
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Collagenous colitis: Related Diseases

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