rectocolitis


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rectocolitis

 [rek″to-co-li´tis]
coloproctitis; inflammation of the rectum and colon.

co·lo·proc·ti·tis

(kō'lō-prok-tī'tis),
Inflammation of both colon and rectum.
[colo- + G. prōktos, anus (rectum), + -itis, inflammation]
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Las personas infectadas se dividen en dos grupos de acuerdo con sus manifestaciones clinicas: 90% son asintomaticos (portadores sanos) y 10% son sintomaticos principalmente a nivel intestinal (disenteria amebiana, rectocolitis aguda, colitis no disenterica cronica, ameboma) y extraintestinal (absceso hepatico amebiano -AHA-, absceso cerebral, enfermedad genitourinaria y cutanea).
In the present study, we enrolled 53 patients [20 (37.7%) women and 33 (62.3%) men, mean age, 56.7 years; range, 18 -84 years] with benign colon diseases, including diverticulosis, benign polyps, Crohn disease, ulcerative rectocolitis, colonic endometriosis, and others (Table 1) at the Gastrointestinal Surgery Department, Hospital Saint-Eloi, University Medical Centre, Montpellier, France.