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Colonic Diseases (General)

  • By: Claudia Winograd
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The colon is the large intestine, and is divided into several regions, based on distance through the large intestine and functional purpose of the region. Colonic diseases include colon cancer, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis, diverticulosis, polyps, and ulcerative Colitis. Colonic ...

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