Disease Information for Radiation Colitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Diarrhea in Elderly
Bowel Habit Change
Diarrhea
Diarrhea and Weight Loss
Diarrhea, chronic
Hematochezia/Blood per Rectum
Rectal bleeding, gross red
Rectal Blood/Bleeding
Tenesmus
Tenesmus in Elderly
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Radiation/recent
Past History
Past history/Radiation/abdomen
Established Disease Population
Patient/Radiotherapy
Population Group
Aged Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Elderly Aged
Population/Seventies Adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Fecal Globin Immunochemical Test positive
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Colonoscopy/Colon friable mucosa bleeding
Colonoscopy/Colon ulcers
Proctoscopy/Abnormality
Pathology
BX/Rectal biopsy/Abnormal
CT Scan
CT Scan/Abdomen Colon thickened
X-RAY With contrast
BE/Loss of haustral pattern (Xray)
BE/Rectovaginal fistula on barium enema (Xray)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Crohn's disease (regional enteritis)
Ulcerative colitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Colitis
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Iatrogenic disorder/complication/effects
Radiation Colitis
Rectal stenosis/stricture
Lower GI bleeding
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Radiation/ionizing/xray trauma (category)
Definition

Radiation colitis frequent stooling bloody diarrhea often afte pelvic radiation therapy

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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