Diseases of the large intestine

Diseases of the colon - among the many diseases of the colon, the most important are inflammations of the colon (inflammatory bowel diseases /Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis/, diverticulitis, infectious inflammations), tumours (polyps, colon cancer), blood supply disorders, movement disorders (constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel syndrome).

All from colonsymptoms may include changes in bowel movements (alternating diarrhoea and constipation), bloody stools, abdominal pain, bloating, increased gas production.