Table of ContentsDefinition / general
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Definition / general
- 50% of ulcerative colitis cases involve appendix
- Usually continuous with cecal disease
- Peri-appendiceal patch may present as skip lesion in subset of cases with distal involvement or proctitis (Dig Dis Sci 2010;55:3495)