Ulcerative Proctocolitis in Libyan Patients (A Review of 16 Cases)

Original article


T.N.L. Mazumdar, R.B. Roaeid

Department of Medicine, Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, S.P.L.A.J.

Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 10, No. 1-2 . January 1987: 11-16


Ulcerative proctocolitis is a disease of unknown etiology, and difficult to manage, Here we discuss 16 patients, all are Libyans, who were detected among 1, 385 patients seen in gastroenterology clinic under the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Benghazi. Hoping to throw some light on a disease that was thought to be very rare in this part of the world, due to lack of literature on the subject, as compared to the western world.

Keywords: Ulcerative Proctocolitis in Libyan Patients