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How common is fulminant colitis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Fulminant colitis is a rare but severe form of ulcerative colitis. Inflammatory bowel disease, including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, affects about one million Americans.

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