Gastroenterology MCQ 12

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Crohn's Disease: A Multidisciplinary Approach (Updates in Surgery)Crohn’s disease is an incurable disease, therefore recurrence after surgical resection is likely. Which of the following statement(s) regarding the recurrence of Crohn’s disease is/are accurate?

    1. Endoscopic evidence of recurrence is present in less than 50% of patients at five years

    2. Radiographic or endoscopic evidence of recurrence is frequently not accompanied by symptoms

    3. Clinical recurrence of Crohn’s disease is seen in 20% of patients at two years, and 40–50% at four years after surgery

    4. Reoperation for Crohn’s disease is necessary in the majority of patients by five years

    5. No solid evidence demonstrating prolongation of remission can be seen with corticosteroids, sulfasalazine, or antibiotics

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