"Colitis, Ulcerative" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Inflammation of the COLON that is predominantly confined to the MUCOSA. Its major symptoms include DIARRHEA, rectal BLEEDING, the passage of MUCUS, and ABDOMINAL PAIN.
- Colitis, Ulcerative
- Idiopathic Proctocolitis
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Colitis Gravis
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Ulcerative Colitis Type
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