Ulcerative colitis

Case contributed by Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Diagnosis certain

Presentation

Chronic abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
ct

The right kidney is not seen due to prior resection. 

pathology

Colonoscopy and biopsy performed for the patient and histopathology evaluation confirms severe active ulcerative colitis.

Case Discussion

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that not only predominantly affects the colon, but also has extra-intestinal manifestations. Typically it manifests in young adults and is more prevalent in males.

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