"Colitis, Microscopic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Colitis, Microscopic" by people in Profiles.
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug exposure and the risk of microscopic colitis. BMC Gastroenterol. 2022 Jul 30; 22(1):367.
Bile Acid Sequestrant Therapy in Microscopic Colitis. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2022 02 01; 56(2):161-165.
Prevalence, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management of Microscopic Colitis. Gut Liver. 2018 May 15; 12(3):227-235.
The Incidence of Microscopic Colitis: Microscopic No More. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 06; 62(6):1394-1395.
Non-IBD colitides (eosinophilic, microscopic). Best Pract Res Clin Gastroenterol. 2012 Oct; 26(5):611-22.
Current and past cigarette smoking significantly increase risk for microscopic colitis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2012 Oct; 18(10):1835-41.
Review of the microscopic colitides. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2011 Oct; 13(5):458-64.
Decreased colorectal cancer and adenoma risk in patients with microscopic colitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Jan; 57(1):161-9.
Review article: Microscopic colitis--lymphocytic, collagenous and 'mast cell' colitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2011 Jul; 34(1):21-32.
Reduced CD1d expression in colonic epithelium in microscopic colitis. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2006 Sep; 14(3):309-13.