SEVERE ULCERATIVE COLITIS FLARE

In a known case of ulcerative colitis patient, sudden onset of bloody loose stools, fever and abdominal pain is consistent with flare of the disease. The patient is admitted in the hospital and is evaluated for the causes of flare and is started on medial management.Most respind to conservative treatment but few may require more aggressive treatment such as use of Biologics (Infliximab or adalimumab) or surgery.


DR. Tarun Bhardwaj