Kapil Kohli, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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Ulcerative Colitis

I. What every physician needs to know. Ulcerative colitis, a disease of the mucosal surface of the colon, almost always involves the rectum and may extend proximally in a continuous fashion to involve the entire colon. The extent of the disease varies and in rare cases may involve the ileum, termed “backwash ileitis.” Cases that…

Peptic ulcer disease

I. What every physician needs to know. Peptic ulcer disease is a common world-wide problem. It manifests as a break in the gastrointestinal mucosa that extend through the muscularis propria. It mainly occurs in the stomach and proximal duodenum. Certain other sites like esophagus, distal duodenum, jejunum and ileum may be affected in hypersecretory states…

Autoimmune hepatitis (lupoid hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis)

Autoimmune hepatitis (lupoid hepatitis, chronic active hepatitis) I. What every physician needs to know. Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is also known historically as chronic aggressive hepatitis, plasma cell hepatitis, lupoid hepatitis and chronic active hepatitis. It is a form of chronic hepatitis that is characterized by immunologic and autoimmunologic features; two types have been identified on…

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