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What is the ulcerative colitis pancolitis prognosis?

my 11 year old was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis-pancolitis, I am very concern on what this means in the long run, I tried looking for information on-line for information on this decease in children, with not much luck, he is on a lot of medications which are also making him a bit swallen in the face, he is loosing a lot of hair, I am very scared
Mon, 18 Dec 2017
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Hello dear

Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query for your son in details .

* The pancolitis in pediatric age group has good long term results with
proper medical management and even in operated cases in certain
percentage of patients .

Hope this will help to clear your doubt .
Wishing your angel fine recovery .

Always welcome for any further assistance anytime .
Regards .
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