UC affects the mucosal and for some with deeper ulcerations..the submucosal layer.
UC starts at the rectum continually spreads upward.
There's a form of UC that involves the rectum and the cecum....with the descending/transverse/ascending being clear.
There's a form of CD that affects the perianal area that causes inflammation, abscesses and fistulas...called fistulising Crohns's.
PLEASE....are you asking regarding your daughter's pathology report? ... if so, are you up for sharing?
*Heather*Status:mini flare June 23* 6asacol daily+ Salofalk (tapered every 4th night)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 2 (Natural Factors Protec) + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) at bedtime
~Natural Factors Multi Digestive Enzymes with supper
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!