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Mimics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

It's easy to mistake other serious gastrointestinal problems for inflammatory bowel disease. Here: clinical pearls that can help you recognize the IBD mimics.

Gastrointestinal Disorders

If hepatology is your strong suit, you should do well on this short quiz.

Authors of a new study used data mining techniques to examine the risk associated with PPI use outside of high-risk cohorts.


Proposed mechanisms for the association include PPI-induced acute pH dysregulation and alteration of the gut microbiome.

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Questions about this common problem abound in primary care. Stop here for some basic answers.

Cystic pancreatic lesions fall into several categories. Some are indolent and can be followed; others are precancerous.

For a young man with eosinophilic esophagitis, which potential allergen is most likely the cause of his symptoms?

Portal vein thrombosis is often an ominous sign. What next for this patient with HCV cirrhosis?


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