Gastroenterology MCQ 15

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Diagnosis and Management of Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (NCME Video 730)Which of the following points is/are true concerning the diagnosis of Crohn’s disease?

    1. Recurrent disease on contrast radiographs frequently lags behind the development of clinical signs and symptoms

    2. In 10% of cases, Crohn’s disease cannot be distinguished from chronic ulcerative colitis based on clinical, radiologic, and pathologic criteria

    3. Although no specific laboratory tests exist for Crohn’s disease, the erythrocyte sedimentation rate has evolved as a useful measure of disease activity

    4. Specific endoscopic features encountered in Crohn’s disease which allow differentiation from ulcerative colitis include aphthous ulcers, cobblestoning, and skip areas

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