Ulcerative Proctocolitides Definition


Ulcerative Proctocolitides: Inflammatory disease of unknown cause which involves the mucosa of the colon. Onset may be acute and fulminant, and its course often continues chronically in an intermittent or continuous form. Diarrhea is a common symptom and bleeding an almost constant concomitant symptom.

Synonym: ulcerative colitis, ulcerative colitides, hemorrhagic rectocolitis, hemorrhagic rectocolitides, hemorrhagic proctocolitis, hemorrhagic proctocolitides, ulcerative rectocolitis, ulcerative rectocolitides, ulcerative proctocolitis.