Gastroenterology MCQ 17

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The First Year: Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis: An Essential Guide for the Newly DiagnosedA common manifestation of Crohn’s disease is perianal disease, including anal fistulas with extension to adjacent organs and soft tissue regions, fissures, and perirectal abscesses. Which of the following statement(s) is/are true concerning perianal disease with Crohn’s disease?

    1. Perianal disease is the initial mode of presentation in the majority of patients

    2. The prevalence of perianal disease is increased in patients with either ileocolitis or isolated colonic involvement

    3. Metronidazole has been shown to be effective in the treatment of perianal disease secondary to Crohn’s

    4. An aggressive surgical approach is appropriate in most cases due to the frequent rapid progression of perianal disease
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