Essays Tagged: "Colitis"

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative ColitisUlcerative colitis is a type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in which the lining of the c ... system. Normally the immune system only responds to harmful bacteria in the body but in ulcerative colitis the immune systems mistakes food and beneficial bacteria in the colon as a threat. This caus ... to send white blood cells to the colon thus causing constant inflammation and ulceration.Ulcerative colitis should not be confused with Crohn's disease. Though both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's dise ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2012

Subjects: Science Essays

Ulcerative Colitis vs. Crohns disease

1Valerie LangleyMrs. ThorntonENC 1101- P.1Essay # 3- Compare and ContrastOctober 15, 2013Ulcerative Colitis vs. Crohn's DiseaseThirteen-year old Caitlyn was so sick and in such pain that she could not ... that was to be long-time coming. Months in the hospital passed before they found she had Ulcerative Colitis. The disease has changed her life and her physicality forever. Most people have never heard ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases