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Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 51, Issue 7, pp 1277–1277 | Cite as

Incidence of Ulcerative Colitis in the Elderly

  • Jungsik Song
  • Michelle Swekla
  • Stephen Hoffmann
  • Steven Fine
Letter to the Editor
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Keywords

Ulcerative Colitis Liver Abscess Ischemic Colitis Colon Ischemia Abnormal Immune Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jungsik Song
    • 1
  • Michelle Swekla
    • 1
  • Stephen Hoffmann
    • 1
  • Steven Fine
    • 1
  1. 1.Metro West Medical CenterFraminghamUSA

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