Microscopic colitis: a large retrospective analysis from a health maintenance organization experience.

@article{Kao2009MicroscopicCA,
  title={Microscopic colitis: a large retrospective analysis from a health maintenance organization experience.},
  author={Kevin-T Kao and Benito-A Pedraza and Amy-C McClune and David-A Rios and Yi-Qiong Mao and Robert-H Zuch and M Y Kanter and Sony Wirio and Chris-N Conteas},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 25},
  pages={3122-7}
}
AIM To examine the demographic data on a large multi-ethnic population of patients with microscopic colitis (MC) in Southern California and to determine the association of MC with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal cancer. METHODS All patients diagnosed with MC by colonic biopsy from 1996-2005 were identified utilizing a pathology database. All biopsies were reviewed by experienced pathologists utilizing standard histologic criteria. Patients' medical records were reviewed and… CONTINUE READING
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