Crohn’s disease is a disabling condition of unknown cause characterised by exacerbations and remissions. Presentations can vary greatly, thereby delaying diagnosis. Treatment involves the GP, the physician and, in many cases, the surgeon. How accurate is your knowledge of Crohn’s disease?
- What are the typical patterns of distribution of Crohn’s disease?
a. disease limited to the colon
b. disease limited to the terminal ileum
c. disease affecting any part of the gut from the mouth to the anus
d. inflammation limited to the small bowel
e. perianal disease, including fistulae, fissures and abscesses
The multiple choice questions in this quiz may have more than one answer.