Inflammatory bowel disease: symptoms and diagnosis
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At what age is inflammatory bowel disease often diagnosed?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is not an example of a potential trigger factor for inflammatory bowel disease?CorrectIncorrect
What is the most relevant risk factor when history taking for an inflammatory bowel disease diagnosis?CorrectIncorrect
What areas of the gastrointestinal tract are affected by Crohn’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
What is often the principal symptom of ulcerative colitis?CorrectIncorrect
Which bacteria causes pseudomembranous colitis?CorrectIncorrect
Fistulae are more common in those with Crohn’s disease, what percentage of individuals with the condition develop them?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is a shared feature of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is a risk factor for haematological malignancies in inflammatory bowel disease patients?CorrectIncorrect
What diagnostic marker can be used to differentiate between inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome?CorrectIncorrect
According to Truelove and Witts criteria, acute severe colitis is defined as:CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following investigations are not routinely used in the diagnosis and management of ulcerative colitis?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is not a histological feature of Crohn’s disease?CorrectIncorrect
Which comorbidity, when present with inflammatory bowel disease, is associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer?CorrectIncorrect
An important diagnostic investigation in inflammatory bowel disease is lower gastro-intestinal tract endoscopy (sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy). Which one of the following statements is true?CorrectIncorrect