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This gives a detailed exposition of the various types of colitis. A classification into mucous colitis, parieto-intestinal colitis, tuberculous colitis, specific colitis and nonspecific colitis has been made. In addition, there are chapters on ileocolic intoxication and sclerosis of the colon. Each of these subjects is thoroughly discussed in individual chapters and treatment is described in separate chapters in the latter part of the book. Under specific colitis are considered those conditions due to parasites, such as the ameba, and flagellates, such as Giardia and Balantidium coli. Colitis due to spirochetes and worms is also discussed. Under etiology of nonspecific chronic ulcerative colitis, the dysenteries, intoxications and trauma are considered. The pathology of this condition is well described. The importance of orderly, detailed clinical study of cases of nonspecific ulcerative colitis and the importance of their differentiation from all other types of colitis is stressed. The serious complications apt to
Les colites chroniques: Étude clinique, traitement médical et chirurgical. JAMA. 1935;105(6):458–459. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760320060028
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