"Megacolon, Toxic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An acute form of MEGACOLON, severe pathological dilatation of the COLON. It is associated with clinical conditions such as ULCERATIVE COLITIS; CROHN DISEASE; AMEBIC DYSENTERY; or CLOSTRIDIUM ENTEROCOLITIS.
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