Inflammatory bowel disease
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), although occasionally used to encompass a variety of infective and purely inflammatory bowel conditions, usually refers to two idopathic conditions
Indeterminate colitis is added to the list, and represents approximately 6% of inflammatory bowel disease cases 2. It has features both on imaging and histologically which overlap both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
For specifics regarding these entities please refer to their separate articles. Other than sharing a common lack of understanding as to their underlying aetiologies, they are separate entities with little overlap.
Synonyms & Alternative Spellings
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