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Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is one of the most common forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis affects the lining of the large intestine (the colon). To learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Ulcerative Colitis in children, download the GIKids Fact Sheet on Ulcerative Colitis.

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UC and Crohn's For Teens

 

NASPGHAN Foundation

PO Box 6

Flourtown, PA 19031

Telephone: 215-233-0808

Fax: 215-233-3918

 

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

386 Park Avenue South

17th Floor

New York, NY 10016

Toll Free Number: 800-932-2423

IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.