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Local complications of ulcerative colitis include:

  • haemorrhage
  • malnutrition
  • electrolyte imbalance
  • toxic megacolon
  • stricture formation - rare
  • fistula formation - rare
  • perforation
  • increased risk of malignancy - lymphoma, carcinoma

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