Ulcerative Colitis Learning Center
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Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that affects the large intestine (colon) and rectum. See also: Crohn's disease
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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the term for a group of disorders that cause prolonged inflammation of the digestive tract.
In UC, the lining of the large intestine and the rectum become inflamed. This produces tiny sores or ulcers on the lining of the colon,...