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Inflammatory bowel disease — the disease and its diagnosis

By Chiedzo Mpofu, MBChB, MRCP, and Alan Ireland, DPhil, FRCP

Chiedzo Mpofu is a specialist registrar in gastroenterology and Alan Ireland is a consultant gastroenterologist at the Digestive Diseases Centre, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Eastern Road, Brighton


Ulcerative colitis

Part of a coloured barium X-ray of the colon of a patient suffering from ulcerative colitis


Inflammatory bowel diseases are characterised by chronic, relapsing intestinal inflammation. The first part of this month's special feature sets out the clinical features and diagnosis of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease

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Citation: Hospital Pharmacist URI: 10018064

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