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Colitis, Microscopic

"Colitis, Microscopic" 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.

A condition characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. This syndrome was first described in 1980 by Read and associates. Subtypes include COLLAGENOUS COLITIS and LYMPHOCYTIC COLITIS. Both have similar clinical symptoms and are distinguishable only by histology.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Colitis, Microscopic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Colitis, Microscopic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2019
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