Below are diseases & conditions associated with the large intestine. Your physician may recommend a procedure to diagnose or treat your condition.
||Cancer that rises from the lining of the large intestine.
||Bowel movements that occur less then three times a week. Stools are hard, dry and move in small amounts.
||Frequent watery, loose stools.
||Multiple polyps that appear along the colon or other parts of the GI tract.
|Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
||Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the umbrella that covers Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
|Irritable Bowel Syndrome
||Motility disorder of the large and small intestine, without evidence of anatomical abnormality or organic illness.
||An acute vascular insufficiency of the colon.
||A disease of focal or diffuse ulceration of the GI tract that usually occurs in the distal small bowel and/or colon.
||Characterized by mucocutaneous pigmentation on the face, hands and feet and in the perianal and genital areas.
||A growth that protrudes into the lumen of the bowel. There are two types of polyps: hyperplastic and adenomas.
||An acute inflammation of the bowel, resulting from antibiotic therapy.
||Alterations in epithelial cell function.
||A chronic, recurrent inflammation that affects the lining of the large intestine.