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Colitis

Colitis refers to an inflammation of the colon and is often used to describe an inflammation of the large intestine (colon, cecum and rectum). Colitides may be acute and self-limited or chronic, and broadly fit into the category of digestive diseases. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
40385
Concept ID:
C0009319
Disease or Syndrome
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Toxic megacolon

An acute form of MEGACOLON, severe pathological dilatation of the COLON. It is associated with clinical conditions such as ULCERATIVE COLITIS; CROHN DISEASE; AMEBIC DYSENTERY; or CLOSTRIDIUM ENTEROCOLITIS. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
9940
Concept ID:
C0025162
Disease or Syndrome
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Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous

An acute inflammation of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA that is characterized by the presence of pseudomembranes or plaques in the SMALL INTESTINE (pseudomembranous enteritis) and the LARGE INTESTINE (pseudomembranous colitis). It is commonly associated with antibiotic therapy and CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE colonization. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
8643
Concept ID:
C0014358
Disease or Syndrome
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Aganglionic megacolon

An abnormal dilation of the colon not due to obstruction. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
6285
Concept ID:
C0025160
Pathologic Function
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