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Dr. Gervasio Salgado

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis?

This is an inflammatory disease of unknown origin that affects the inner lining of the colon and occasionally the terminal small intestine (mucosa). The rectum is invariably affected and sometimes the only affected area. Although most of the patients may be treated with medication, occasionally surgery is necessary in cases like acute inflammation with a risk of perforation, massive bleeding, malignancy, medical therapy failure, etc…

Colitis ulcerosa