Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

The term "colitis" comprises several types of inflammatory intestinal disorders, as distinguished from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a "functional" disorder of motility in which inflammation is not apparent. The main types of colitis are ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's Disease (CD), which have different characteristic appearances and radiological and blood testing presentations. They are collectively referred to as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). While CD and UC have not generally been … [Read more...]