Collagenous Colitis malady
Rare diseases, Gastrointestinal diseases categories
Aliases & Descriptions for Collagenous Colitis:
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Global: Rare diseases
Anatomical: Gastrointestinal diseases
Rare gastroenterological diseases
Characteristics (Orphanet epidemiological data):51
Prevalence: 1-9/100000 (Worldwide),1-9/100000 (Sweden),1-9/1000000 (France),1-9/100000 (United States),1-9/100000 (Spain),1-9/100000 (Iceland),1-9/100000 (Canada); Age of onset: Adult,Elderly; Age of death: normal life expectancy
NIH Rare Diseases:45 Collagenous colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the colon. it is a form of microscopic colitis, which means that the inflammation is only visible when a biopsy is examined under a microscope; the inflammation cannot be seen or diagnosed from colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy. signs and symptoms may be ongoing or intermittent and may include chronic, watery, non-bloody diarrhea and abdominal pain or cramps. the exact underlying cause is unknown but may relate to a bacteria, a virus, an autoimmune response, and/or a genetic predisposition. treatment for collagenous colitis varies depending on the symptoms and severity in each individual. in some cases, the condition resolves on its own. last updated: 6/20/2013
MalaCards based summary: Collagenous Colitis, also known as colitis, collagenous, is related to gastroenteritis and colitis. An important gene associated with Collagenous Colitis is RNASE3 (Ribonuclease, RNase A Family, 3). Affiliated tissues include colon, small intestine and t cells.
Disease Ontology:10 A colitis characterized by a distinctive thickening of the subepithelial collagen table.
Wikipedia:68 Collagenous colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease affecting the colon specifically with peak... more...
Drugs for Collagenous Colitis (from DrugBank, HMDB, Dgidb, PharmGKB, IUPHAR, NovoSeek, BitterDB):
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MalaCards organs/tissues related to Collagenous Colitis:33
Colon, Small intestine, T cells, Endothelial, Kidney, Heart, Liver
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Cellular components related to Collagenous Colitis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:
Biological processes related to Collagenous Colitis according to GeneCards Suite gene sharing:
28ICD10 via Orphanet
37MESH via Orphanet
50OMIM via Orphanet
60SNOMED-CT via Orphanet
64Tumor Gene Family of Databases
66UMLS via Orphanet