Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs can also induce different patterns of colitis, including microscopic colitis
(lymphocytic or collagenous), focal active colitis, IBD-like colitis, or ischemic colitis (2) (discussed in subsequent sections).
is a common cause of chronic diarrhoea, particularly in the elderly.
If a patient has diarrhea-predominant IBS and undergoes colonoscopy, it is reasonable to consider taking random biopsies to exclude microscopic colitis
," said Dr.
She recently began Jevity for her tube feeds, after a four-month bout with microscopic colitis
, which has resolved.
Results of further tests excluded conditions known to complicate or coexist with celiac disease, including bacterial overgrowth, microscopic colitis
, and lactose intolerance.
Schroeder, "including lactose intolerance, drug side effects, and colitis (inflammation of the colon) linked to infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, and parasitic), ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, collagenous colitis, and microscopic colitis
It is unlikely that fecal lactoferrin can discriminate IBD from other inflammatory conditions of the colon, such as microscopic colitis
In adults, the most common etiologies were secretory diarrhea (idiopathic, laxative abuse, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes mellitus, and fecal incontinence), malabsorption (pancreatic disease, noninflammatory short bowel syndrome, postgastrectomy, hyperthyroidism, and cholestasis), microscopic colitis
, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac sprue, and radiation colitis.
ETBF was also found in patients with ulcerative proctitis, collagenous colitis, and microscopic colitis
Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a new way to assess a common cause of chronic diarrhea, microscopic colitis
, using the Microscopic Colitis
Disease Activity Index.