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Intestinal diseases

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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - myDr.com.au

There are 2 forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Find out about the causes, symptoms and treatment.

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Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis Category: Digestive Health Topic: Inflammatory and Irritiable Bowel Disorders Send by email View as PDF Send by post Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease affecting the large bowel (colon and rectum) - a condition which causes the bowel to become inflamed and red

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Adenocarcinoma of the small intestine (bowel cancer) | myVMC

Adenocarcinoma of the small intestine is a type of bowel cancer. It is associated with coeliac disease and Crohn's disease.

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Colon polyps (bowel polyps) - myDr.com.au

Colon (bowel) polyps are small growths of tissue from the wall of the large bowel or colon. Polyps usually don't cause symptoms, but are normally removed so they don't cause cancer.

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Colonic polyps (colorectal polyps) information | myVMC

Colonic polyps are elevations in the lining of the colon, some of which may cause colon cancer. They are diagnosed by colonoscopy.

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Coeliac disease

Coeliac disease Coeliac Disease is a condition where the lining of the small intestine is damaged due to sensitivity to a protein in food called gluten

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Small intestine lymphoma (bowel cancer) information | myVMC

Lymphoma of the small intestine are small bowel cancers associated with Crohn's disease and coeliac disease. They are usually non-Hodgkin B cell type.

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Coeliac disease (celiac disease; gluten intolerance) | myVMC

Coeliac disease is a gastrointestinal disorder of chronic inflammation of the intestine due to gluten intolerence. A gluten free diet is required.

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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease Category: Digestive Health Topic: Inflammatory and Irritiable Bowel Disorders Send by email View as PDF Send by post Crohn's Disease is an inflammatory bowel disease which causes inflammation in the small intestine

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