HENRY J. TUMEN, A.B., M.D., F.A.C.P.; J. FREDERICK MONAGHAN, A.B., M.D.; EMIL JOBB, M.D.
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That form of colitis which is generally called "chronic ulcerative colitis" is one in which a great many complications arise. This is not surprising in view of its chronicity, the marked structural changes which develop in the colon, the opportunity these afford for the spread of infection through the bowel wall, and the nutritional deficiencies which are so common during the prolonged course of the disease.
Most of the complications of chronic ulcerative colitis involve the colon itself, or the perirectal tissues, and include such well recognized conditions as polyposis, stricture of the colon, carcinoma of the colon, and perirectal
TUMEN HJ, MONAGHAN JF, JOBB E. HEPATIC CIRRHOSIS AS A COMPLICATION OF CHRONIC ULCERATIVE COLITIS1. Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:542–553. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-4-542
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(4):542-553.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Liver Disease.
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