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Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a condition in which one or more parts of the intestinal tract become inflamed. (Crohn’s disease, CD, is the other main form of IBD.)
If a child has ulcerative colitis, the inner lining of the large intestine (also called the colon or bowel) become inflamed, which can cause cramping, pain, bleeding and diarrhea.
Some important facts about ulcerative colitis in children:
Watch “What is ulcerative colitis?” video to learn more about UC.
At the Boston Children’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, our team believes that, with proper management, all children and teens with ulcerative colitis can live comfortably. We partner with you and your child to effectively manage IBD and provide support through all life stages, from school and relationships to work.
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