Ulcerative Colitis in Children and Adolescents

@inproceedings{Day2012UlcerativeCI,
  title={Ulcerative Colitis in Children and Adolescents},
  author={Andrew S Day and Daniel A Lemberg},
  year={2012}
}
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic gastrointestinal inflammatory disorder and is one of the inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) along with Crohn disease (CD). CD can involve any area of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and has features of transmural disease, skip lesions and mucosal granulomata. UC, on the other hand, principally involves the colon for a variable length, and comprises confluent superficial inflammation. In addition, some individuals may be termed to have IBD unclassified (IBDU… CONTINUE READING

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