Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Dr Sharad Shah
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Investigations
Crohn's disease:
- Usually presents as abdominal pain, may have frequent stools and blood in stools.
- Routine hemogram, stool - routine and microscopy.
- On Clinical suspicion - Endoscopy - appearance & biopsy
- Barium contrast studies - barium enema
- Ultrasonography
- CT Scan may help

Ulcerative colitis:
- Usually presents as bloody diarrhea.
- Routine hemogram, stool - routine and microscopy.
- C - reactive protein (CRP), Albumin - for follow-up and prognostication.
- Sigmoidoscopy / Colonoscopy - appearance & biopsy
- Radiology - Barium Enema

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