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What age groups are affected by ulcerative colitis
It occurs at all ages, but the maximal onset are in pt's in their 20s to 40s
What are some of the s/s of ulcerative colitis?
-diarrhea and bleeding.
-inflammation is confined to the mucosa and submucosa
Describe pseudomembranous colitis
=caused by c-diff
-watery diarrhea, fever, elevated WBC count
-Bleeding is rare
Describe Campylobacter gastroenteritis
Comes from contaminated water, milk, meat, or poultry.
-diarrhea, HA, fever, myalgias, colicky abd pain
Salmonella enterocolitis
Leading cause of food poisoning.
-Short incubation period
-Abrupt onset of HA, nausea, vomiting, fever, abd cramps,diarrhea
What age groups are affected by ulcerative colitis
It occurs at all ages, but the maximal onset are in pt's in their 20s to 40s
What are some of the s/s of ulcerative colitis?
-diarrhea and bleeding.
-inflammation is confined to the mucosa and submucosa
Describe pseudomembranous colitis
=caused by c-diff
-watery diarrhea, fever, elevated WBC count
-Bleeding is rare
Describe Campylobacter gastroenteritis
Comes from contaminated water, milk, meat, or poultry.
-diarrhea, HA, fever, myalgias, colicky abd pain
Salmonella enterocolitis
Leading cause of food poisoning.
-Short incubation period
-Abrupt onset of HA, nausea, vomiting, fever, abd cramps,diarrhea
Amebiasis
-ingesting cysts from ameba in food or drinks.
-diagnose by seeing cysts in stool
-Intermittent diarrhea, abd pain, gas, weight loss
-classic "flask shaped ulcers"
Collagenous colitis
-watery diarrhea
Erythema nodosum
-more common in women
-Characterized by red raised lesions on the lower extrems
With which disease do you see "fat wrapping." (Crohn's or U.C.)
Crohn's
Strictures? (Crohn's or MUC)
Crohn's
Skip areas? (Crohn's or MUC)
Crohn's
Cobblestoning? (Crohn's or MUC)
Crohn's
Pseudopolyp's (Crohn's or MUC)
MUC
Granuloma? (Crohn's or MUC)
Crohn's
Linear or abscess ulcers? (Crohn's or UC)
Crohn's (bear claw)
What is the pathological involvement with Crohn's?
Full thickness
What is the pathological involvement with UC?
Mucosa/submucosa