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Ulcerative pancolitis. Endoscope view of the appendix aperture in the caecum (start of the large intestine) of an 11 year old patient with ulcerative pancolitis showing inflamed mucosa. Pancolitis is colitis that affects the whole bowel. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammation and ulceration of the lining of the colon. It causes bloody diarrhoea and abdominal pain. Its cause is not known.
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