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Miscellaneous disorders of the bowel and liver 

Miscellaneous disorders of the bowel and liver

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Miscellaneous disorders of the bowel and liver
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Alexander Gimson

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10.1093/med/9780199204854.003.1526
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date: 26 June 2017

A wide range of miscellaneous disorders can affect the bowel and liver: some that are relatively common and of particular note are:

Microscopic colitis—characterized by the triad of watery diarrhoea, a normal macroscopic colonoscopy, and specific histology showing either a lymphocytic colitis or collagenous colitis. May resolve spontaneously, but treated with budesonide if it does not....

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