• Genes
  • These studies have found there to be approximately 30 genes that might increase susceptibility to ulcerative colitis including immunoglobulin receptor gene FCGR2A, 5p15, 2p16, ORMDL3, ECM1, as well as regions on chromosomes 1p36, 12q15, 7q22, 22q13, and IL23R. (rxlist.com)
  • treatment
  • Haas EM, Bailey HR, Farragher I. Application of 10 percent formalin for the treatment of radiation-induced hemorrhagic proctitis. (medscape.com)
  • In severe ulcerative colitis, it is hazardous to delay needed surgery while awaiting response to medical treatment. (drugs.com)
  • The project consists of a blinded prospective observation and methodology study including inter- and intra-observation of patients with proctitis before and after initiation of local treatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • patients
  • Absorption studies in ulcerative colitis patients have shown up to 50% absorption of hydrocortisone administered as Cortenema┬« and up to 30% of hydrocortisone acetate administered in an identical vehicle. (drugs.com)
  • In patients with ulcerative colitis, however, the immune system is abnormally and chronically activated in the absence of any known invader. (rxlist.com)