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Inflammatory bowel diseases are well known diagnoses of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The two diagnosis are similar in their inflammation, chronic remitting, and relapsing course. However, the two diagnosis are in different location within the gastrointestinal tract and the different patterning of inflammation. Crohn’s diagnosis can impinge any part of the gastrointestinal tract (oropharynx to the perianal). The disease can infect one part of the colon followed by a healthy part of the colon. The inflammation can extend to the serosa, emerging to sinus tract or fistula formation. The most frequent location is the ileocecal region. Ulcerative Colitis diagnosis is normally found in the colon. The inflammation is constraint (not limited
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  • Fall '19
  • Gastroenterology, Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, inflammatory bowel diseases, diagnoses of Crohn

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