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Appendix

Appendicitis

Ulcerative colitis


Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 October 2012, last major update August 2012
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General
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● 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)

End of Appendix > Appendicitis > Ulcerative colitis


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