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Flashcards in IBD and Celiac Deck (13):
1

What is the most common extra-intestinal symptom of IBD?

arthritis (large joints)


2

What can worsen symptoms in Crohn's disease?

NSAIDs
Smoking

3

Which nutrient deficiencies are associated with Crohn's

Fe
B12

4

What labs will be elevated in active moderate-severe IBD

ESR
CRP

5

What is 1st line treatment for UC

Salicylates-5 ASA

6

What is the definitive surgical cure for UC?

proctocolectomy

7

What must be taken with Sulfasalazine?

folic acid

8

What is important to remember about the corticosteroids

slow taper!

9

What are the 1st line antibiotics used in Crohn's disease?

Flagyl and Cipro

10

Risks of Mercaptopurine or Imuran (azathioprine)

-bone marrow suppression
-Lymphoma
-pancreatitis
-hepatotoxicity

11

Consequences of exposure to gluten in Celiac

-crypt hyperplasia
-villous atrophy in small intestine**

12

Celiac: clinical presentation

-diarrhea
-bulky, foul-smelling stool
-floating stool
-bloating
-flatulence

13

Celiac complications/other symptoms

MALABSORPTION

-Fe deficiency anemia
-Osteopenia
-Dematitis herpetiformis (really itchy!)
-Vitamin B deficiencies