[Microscopic colitis--more common cause of diarrhea than believed. Biopsies are the only way to diagnosis, drug treatment is effective].

@article{Tysk2005MicroscopicCC,
  title={[Microscopic colitis--more common cause of diarrhea than believed. Biopsies are the only way to diagnosis, drug treatment is effective].},
  author={Curt Tysk and Johan Bohr and Martin Olesen and Sune Eriksson and Gunnar J{\"a}rnerot},
  journal={Lakartidningen},
  year={2005},
  volume={102 32-33},
  pages={2210-4}
}
Microscopic colitis, encompassing collagenous and lymphocytic colitis, is a fairly common cause of chronic watery diarrhoea, especially in elderly women. In recent epidemiological studies the annual incidence of each disorder was 4-6/100.000 inhabitants. The aetiology is unknown. The main clinical symptoms are watery diarrhoea, weight loss and abdominal… CONTINUE READING