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Related to Microscopic colitis: collagenous colitis

MC

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MONACO.

MC

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Principality of Monaco. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Monegasque bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Monaco. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Monaco.
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35) Other drugs associated with microscopic colitis include an ever increasing list of drugs, like H2 receptor antagonists (ranitidine, cimetidine), ticlopidine, NSAIDs (reportedly associated with collagenous colitis), Cyclo 3 Fort (used to treat chronic venous insufficiency), (36) simvastatine, carbamazepine, flutamide, paroxetine, penicillin, and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like sertraline.
The patient described here was compliant with the diet, and diagnostic testing revealed no evidence of lactose intolerance, microscopic colitis, small bowel bacterial overgrowth, ulcerative jejunitis, or lymphoma.
Other etiologies included malabsorption (35% and 28%), microscopic colitis (15% and 9%), inflammatory bowel disease (16% and 10%), and celiac sprue (0% and 3%).
This assessment is a significant step forward, as it correlates a patient's symptoms with the physicians' understanding of the severity of microscopic colitis," Dr.
24) Of note, IBD patients may display features of microscopic colitis at the onset of the disease or during the follow-up (Figure 2, C).
If a patient has diarrhea-predominant IBS and undergoes colonoscopy, then it is reasonable to consider taking random biopsies to exclude microscopic colitis," said Dr.
Expert consensus says that all chronic diarrhea patients with normal endoscopic findings should have the colon biopsied to look for microscopic colitis.
The near-normal spectrum of changes evokes microscopic colitis (MC) and other related entities.

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