Mayo Clinic researchers are working to improve the understanding and treatment of microscopic colitis. Efforts have included studies of clinical symptoms, risk factors and causes of the condition, as well as new treatment options.


See a list of publications from Mayo Clinic doctors on microscopic colitis on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

March 03, 2016
  1. Feldman M, et al. Other diseases of the colon and rectum. In: Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 10th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2016. Accessed Jan.6, 2016.
  2. Microscopic colitis: Collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis. National Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Accessed Jan.6, 2016.
  3. Dietrich CF. Lymphocytic and collagenous colitis (microscopic colitis): Clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and management. Accessed Jan. 6, 2016.
  4. Pardi DS. Microscopic colitis. Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. 2014;30:5.
  5. Nguyen GC, et al. American Gastroenterological Association Institute guideline on the medical management of microscopic colitis. Gastroenterology. 2016;150:242.
  6. Münch A, et al. Microscopic colitis: Clinical and pathologic perspectives. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2015;13:228.
  7. Ohlsson B. New insights and challenges in microscopic colitis. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. 2015;8:37.
  8. Nutrition therapy for diarrhea. Nutrition Care Manual. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Accessed Jan. 7, 2016.
  9. McNally PR. Colitis: Pseudomembranous, microscopic and radiation. In: GI/Liver Secrets Plus. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders Elsevier; 2015. https:// Accessed Jan. 8, 2016.
  10. U.S. News best hospitals 2015-2016. U.S. News & World Report. Accessed Dec. 27, 2015.
  11. Picco MF (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Fla. Jan. 10, 2016.