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Toxic megacolon

Toxic megacolon: Introduction

Toxic megacolon: It is a life threatening complication. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Toxic megacolon is available below.

Symptoms of Toxic megacolon

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Toxic megacolon: Complications

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Causes of Toxic megacolon

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Toxic megacolon: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Toxic megacolon

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are more »

Toxic megacolon: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Toxic megacolon

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Toxic megacolon: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Toxic megacolon

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Definitions of 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. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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