Total proctocolectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis to successfully treat a patient with collagenous colitis


TO THE EDITOR: Collagenous colitis predominantly affects the proximal colon with sparing of the rectum (1). Cases of collagenous colitis affecting the small intestine are rare (2). Collagenous colitis has been treated surgically by procedures that divert the fecal stream. Jarnerot et al. (3), Alikhan et al. (4), and Bowling et al. (5) observed the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2000.02225.x


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