14. Microscopic Colitis: Collagenous and Lymphocytic Colitis

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine3,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist4,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine3 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine5
  1. Johan Bohr1,
  2. Robert Löfberg2 and
  3. Curt Tysk1

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch14

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Bohr, J., Löfberg, R. and Tysk, C. (2010) Microscopic Colitis: Collagenous and Lymphocytic Colitis, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 4

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 5

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Gastroenterology, Örebro University Hospital, Örebro, Sweden

  2. 2

    IBD Unit, HMQ Sophia Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • Etiology and pathophysiology;
  • Clinical features and diagnosis;
  • One or two diseases?;
  • Treatment of microscopic colitis;
  • Microscopic colitis: Collagenous and lymphocytic colitis;
  • Etiology and pathophysiology;
  • Reaction to a luminal agent;
  • Secretory or osmotic diarrhea;
  • Other anti-inflammatory compounds;
  • meta-analysis and RCTs, short or medium time therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Epidemiology

  • Histopathology

  • Etiology and pathophysiology

  • Clinical features and diagnosis

  • One or two diseases?

  • Treatment of microscopic colitis

  • References