Ulcerative colitis

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DDx

  • Infectious colitis: Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter, amebiasis, C. difficile, enteroinvasive E. coli, cytomegalovirus (CMV) (in AIDS)
  • Ischemic colitis
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Diverticular disease
  • Colon cancer
  • Antibiotic-associated diarrhea or pseudomembranous colitis
  • Infectious proctitis: gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, syphilis
  • Radiation colitis or proctitis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014