IBD Mimics
Infectious - Always RULE OUT infection (CMV, ...

IBD Mimics
Infectious - Always RULE OUT infection (CMV, C. diff esp.) obtain travel & exposures history:
 • Small intestine / Terminal ileum: Coccidioides, Yersinia, Tuberculosis, Histoplasma, Salmonella
 • Colon: C. difficile, CMV, Salmonella, Shigella, E. coli, Campylobacter, Aeromonas, Amebiasis (E. histolytica)
 • Granulomas present: Sarcoidosis, Small vessel vasculitides, Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome, CVID (common variable immunodeficiency)
 • Ulcers in mouth & small/large intestine: Behcet's disease
 • Colon inflammation: Diverticulitis, SCAD ( segmental colitis associated with diverticulosis), Drug induced colitis (NSAIDS, immuno-therapy), Ischemic colitis, SROS (solitary rectal ulcer syndrome)
 • Non-specific mucosal changes without chronic inflammation: IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), Cancer (Adenocarcinomas, Gl lymphomas, others)

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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