hemorrhagic colitis

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hem·or·rhag·ic co·li·tis

abdominal cramps and bloody diarrhea, without fever, attributed to a self-limited infection by a strain of Escherichia coli 0157; associated with hemolytic uremia syndrome.

hem·or·rhag·ic co·li·tis

(hem'ŏr-aj'ik kō-lī'tis)
Abdominal cramps and bloody diarrhea, without fever, attributed to a self-limited infection by a strain of Escherichia coli.
Synonym(s): haemorrhagic colitis.
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Symptoms: A serious inflammation of the colon known as haemorrhagic colitis and haemolytic uraemic syndrome which leads to blood in the urine and can be fatal.
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Vero cytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli O157 in beefburgers linked to an outbreak of diarrhoea, haemorrhagic colitis and haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Britain: Letts Appl Microbiol 1994;19:304-7.
The clinical course and laboratory data in haemorrhagic colitis caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7.