mucous colitismedical dictionary

An affection of the mucous membrane of the colon characterised by colicky pain, constipation or diarrhoea (sometimes alternating), and passage of mucous or slimy pseudomembranous shreds and patches.

Synonyms: mucocolitis, myxomembranous colitis.

(05 Mar 2000)

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