Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and ulcers to occur in the large intestine. Symptoms include abdominal cramps and pain, bleeding from the rectum and diarrhoea.
Dr. Estelle Wilken is a Senior Specialist in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at Tygerberg Hospital. She obtained her MBChB in 1976, her MMed (Int) in 1991 and her gastroenterology registration in 1995.
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