Inflammatory bowel disease—be aware of the mimics

Ravens, A.-F.
March 2006
Gut;Mar2006, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p333
Academic Journal
The article illustrates the result of the clinical tests of a 43-year old male nurse practitioner with inflammatory bowel disease. In colonoscopy, the rectum showed swollen and aphthous ulcers with pus on them. The patient has a strong history of colon cancer presented with bloody diarrhea. Biopsies of the rectal and colonic lesions were taken.


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