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Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammation of the colon. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding. Ulcerative colitis is closely related to Crohn's disease, and together they are referred to as inflammatory bowel disease. Treatment depends upon the type of ulcerative colitis diagnosed.

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Terms related to Ulcerative Colitis:

  • Chronic Ulcerative Colitis
  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • CUC
  • Pancolitis
  • Proctitis
  • Ulcerative Proctitis