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What is the definition of Lymphocytic Colitis?
Lymphocytic colitis is form of microscopic colitis, a condition that is characterized by inflammation of the colon (large intestines). As the name suggests, microscopic colitis can only be diagnosed by examining a small sample of colon tissue under a microscope. In lymphocytic colitis, specifically, the tissues and lining of the colon are of normal thickness, but an increase in the number of lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) is observed. Signs and symptoms of the condition may include chronic, watery diarrhea; abdominal pain, cramping, and bloating; weight loss; nausea; dehydration; and/or fecal incontinence. The underlying cause of lymphocytic colitis is currently unknown; however, scientists suspect that autoimmune conditions, medications, infections, genetic factors, and/or bile acid malabsorption may contribute to the development of the condition. Treatment is based on the signs and symptoms present in each person and may include certain medications, dietary modifications, and in rare cases, surgery.
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Hospital Universitari Mutua Terrassa

Madrid, MD, ES 

Fernando Banares-Fernandez is in Madrid, Spain. Banares-Fernandez is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Lymphocytic Colitis. He is also highly rated in 7 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Lymphocytic Colitis, Collagenous Colitis, Colitis, and Celiac Disease.

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University Of Copenhagen

Copenhagen, DK 

Lars Munck is in Copenhagen, Denmark. Munck is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Lymphocytic Colitis. He is also highly rated in 5 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Lymphocytic Colitis, Collagenous Colitis, Colitis, and Diarrhea.

 
 
 
 
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Silkeborg Regional Hospital

Silkeborg, DK 

Ole Bonderup is in Silkeborg, Denmark. Bonderup is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Lymphocytic Colitis. He is also highly rated in 5 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Lymphocytic Colitis, Collagenous Colitis, Colitis, and Viral Gastroenteritis.

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