The common site for Crohn’s disease is?
A 52-year-old patient with a long history of nocturnal cough and hyperacidity undergoes upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Microscopic findings on esophageal biopsy are shown on the slide below. This patient is at increased risk for which of the following?
Barrett’s esophagus is associated with an increased risk for which of the following malignancies?
Examination of the gastroesophageal junction is performed in a 60-year-old patient. Endoscopic examination shows tongues of red, velvety mucosa extending upward from the gastroesophageal junction. Microscopic examination reveals presence of metaplastic mucosa that alternates with residual smooth, pale squamous mucosa and interfaces with light-brown columnar mucosa distally. The patient has an increased risk of which […]
A patient presents to a rheumatologist with complaints of joint pain involving the large joints of the legs. The patient indicates that exacerbations in the joint pain are frequently accompanied by bloody diarrhea with stringy mucoid material, lower abdominal pain, and cramps that are temporarily relieved by defecation. Which of the following gastrointestinal disease is […]
A patient presents to clinic complains of chronic nausea, epigastric pain and occasional melena. A endoscopy is performed, and the biopsy reveals presence of Helicobacter pylori infection. Which of the following diseases is highly associated with Helicobacter pylori infection?
A 24-year-old patient presents with severe right lower quadrant pain, malaise, and diarrhea. The endoscopic examination reveals a patchy involvement and normal intervening mucosa. The entire wall of the region is thickened and inflamed. Common site of such a regional enteritis is?