Diagnosis and management of microscopic colitis.

  title={Diagnosis and management of microscopic colitis.},
  author={Curt Tysk and Johan Bohr and Nils Nyhlin and Anna Wickbom and Sune Eriksson},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={14 48},
Microscopic colitis, comprising collagenous and lymphocytic colitis, is characterized clinically by chronic watery diarrhea, and a macroscopically normal colonic mucosa where diagnostic histopathological features are seen on microscopic examination. The annual incidence of each disorder is 4-6/100,000 inhabitants, with a peak incidence in 60-70-year-old individuals and a noticeable female predominance for collagenous colitis. The etiology is unknown. Chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight… CONTINUE READING


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