Can ischemia be isolated to the colon

Can ischemia be isolated to the colon? 

Ischemic colitis is the most common form of non-occlusive intestinal ischemia occurring in older adult patients with impaired cardiac output via a nonocclusive mechanism. In younger patients, however, the cause can be occlusive (sickle cell disease, hypercoagulable states) or nonocclusive (cocaine use, vasculitis, long-distance running).


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