Radiation Colitis

by Carlo Raj, MD

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    Radiation colitis If a patient has been exposed to radiation, it could affect both the small and large intestine. Injury causes obliteration of your arteries or endateritis obliterans. Presents with rectal bleeding. Colonoscopy will show atrophy and telangiectasia. The treatment is endoscopic coagulation because you're trying to now put together the blood vessels. Complications such as fistulas, strictures and abscesses are important here for radiation colitis....

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    The lecture Radiation Colitis by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Small and Large Intestine Diseases.

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