Ulcerative colitis is a common type of colitis, the onset of the disease, the patient will feel pain, so timely treatment is very important.
Ulcerative colitis is a common type of colitis, the onset of the disease, the patient will feel pain, so timely treatment is very important. And to learn more about the knowledge of ulcerative colitis, the treatment of patients is also helpful. So, we'll explain how to classify ulcerative colitis.
(1) according to the course of disease can be divided into 4 types:
Chronic relapsing type: most seen, the scope of this type of lesion is small, the symptoms are mild, often have remission, but easy to relapse, good prognosis.
Chronic persistent type: the scope of this type of disease is wide, the symptoms of more than six months.
Acute fulminant type: the least, abrupt onset, abdomen and severe systemic symptoms, prone to bleeding and other complications, such as acute dilatation of the colon, bowel obstruction and intestinal perforation. The above 3 types can be transformed into each other.
The initial onset: without previous history, but the first author.
(2) according to the severity of the disease can be divided into the following 3 levels:
The most common mild: mild, slow onset, defecate number increase, more stool forming, blood, pus and mucus less, less bleeding, intermittent, and may have abdominal pain, but to a lesser extent, the lack of systemic symptoms and signs.
Moderate: between mild and severe, but there is no clear dividing line, moderate patients can develop severe at any time, and even acute colonic dilatation and colon perforation and other complications.
Severe: rapid onset of significant diarrhea, hematochezia, fever, tachycardia, anorexia and weight loss, dehydration and even collapse often have persistent signs of sepsis, severe abdominal pain, abdominal distension, full of tenderness, suggesting that colonic lesions was widespread and serious, often can become very serious (acute dilatation of the colon toxic megacolon), laboratory examination showed leukocytosis, ESR accelerated, hypoalbuminemia. ?
Ulcerative colitis how classified? The classification is in accordance with the severity and duration after, so patients according to their symptoms, determine which category you belong to, and then choose a suitable treatment method.