Chapter 10. Refractory Distal Colitis

  1. Derek P. Jewell,
  2. Neil J. Mortensen,
  3. A. Hillary Steinhart,
  4. John H. Pemberton and
  5. Bryan F. Warren
  1. Simon Travis

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch10

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

How to Cite

Travis, S. (2006) Refractory Distal Colitis, in Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition (eds D. P. Jewell, N. J. Mortensen, A. H. Steinhart, J. H. Pemberton and B. F. Warren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122344

Online ISBN: 9780470753170

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Keywords:

  • refractory distal colitis;
  • bleeding;
  • diagnosis;
  • pathophysiology;
  • fatty acids

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Refractory distal colitis

  • Definition

  • Pathophysiology

  • Management approach

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Topical salicylates

  • Proximal constipation

  • Intensive treatment

  • Maintaining remission

  • Alternative therapies

  • Surgery

  • Conclusions