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  • When Pouchitis Strikes

    | Posted by BCIR

    "Pouchitis can appear at the most inopportune times, and often when you least expect it. Fortunately, the frequency of pouchitis is relatively low in most patients, and when it does occur it is most often easily treatable. The true incidence of pouchitis is difficult to determine due to varying criteria for diagnosis and variable degrees of severity. (1) Though Pouchitis is an inflammation of the ileal pouch, typically anti-inflammatory treatments are less effective on this particular type of ...