Which physical findings suggest allergic colitis?

Updated: Jan 04, 2019
  • Author: David A Piccoli, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Allergic colitis presents with blood and mucus in the stool. Children are usually well-appearing; however, in rare cases, in patients with allergic enterocolitis, the colitis is severe, and the children may become anemic and present with failure to thrive.


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