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Lichtinger Index for Ulcerative Colitis (Modified Truelove and Witts Severity Index, MTWSI)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with ulcerative colitis (UC) using the index of Lichtinger et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

K51

Description:

Lichtinger et al developed a score for evaluating a patient with ulcerative colitis (UC). The authors are from Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York City and the University of Chicago.

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