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Melanosis coli is a condition that is often associated with prolonged laxative use. Dark pigment forms in the wall of the large intestine as a result of wear and tear. Melanosis Coli (Pseudomelanosis Coli) causes no symptoms and can be reversed with discontinuation of laxative use.

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