Gastroenterology MCQ 097

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Atlas of Colonoscopy: Examination Techniques and DiagnosisA 55-year-old man is referred to you for evaluation of iron deficiency anemia. He has had a colonosocopy twice by a surgeon in another city. He underwent unknown gastric surgery 30 years ago for peptic ulcer disease. He has had a five-pound unintentional weight loss over the past year and occasionally complains of dyspeptic symptoms. He claims to be a reformed alcoholic. Before rushing to endoscopic or capsule procedures, you think about what might be causing his iron deficiency. Which of the following should not be in your thoughts?

A. Sprue
B. Crohn’s disease
C. Post-gastrectomy
D. Chronic pancreatitis


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