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What is Toxic megacolon?

What is Toxic megacolon?

  • Toxic megacolon: It is a life threatening complication.
  • Toxic megacolon: An acute form of MEGACOLON, severe pathological dilatation of the COLON. It is associated with clinical conditions such as ULCERATIVE COLITIS; CROHN DISEASE; AMEBIC DYSENTERY; or CLOSTRIDIUM ENTEROCOLITIS.
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Toxic megacolon: Introduction

Types of Toxic megacolon:

Broader types of Toxic megacolon:

How serious is Toxic megacolon?

Complications of Toxic megacolon: see complications of Toxic megacolon

What causes Toxic megacolon?

Causes of Toxic megacolon: see causes of Toxic megacolon

What are the symptoms of Toxic megacolon?

Symptoms of Toxic megacolon: see symptoms of Toxic megacolon

Complications of Toxic megacolon: see complications of Toxic megacolon

Toxic megacolon: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Toxic megacolon.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Toxic megacolon.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Toxic megacolon: see treatments for Toxic megacolon
Research for Toxic megacolon: see research for Toxic megacolon

Name of Toxic megacolon

Main name of condition: Toxic megacolon


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