DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for toxic megacolon

Toxic megacolon [DOID:1770]

Toxic megacolon (megacolon toxicum) is an acute form of colonic distension. It is characterized by a very dilated colon (megacolon), accompanied by abdominal distension (bloating), and sometimes fever, abdominal pain, or shock.

Synonyms:  toxic megacolon,  DOID:1770,  Toxic megacolon (disorder),  Toxic megacolon disorder,  Toxic megacolon