Quiz: Overview of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Question 1 of 3  

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) includes both Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis. IBD is a relapsing and remitting condition characterized by chronic inflammation at various sites in the GI tract resulting in diarrhea and abdominal pain. Which of the following is indicative of Crohn disease but NOT ulcerative colitis?

  • A.

    Gross rectal bleeding is always present

  • B.

    Inflammation is confined to mucosa except in severe cases

  • C.

    Inflammation is uniform and diffuse 

  • D.

    Rectum is often spared

Am I correct?