Interactive Case – Clinicopathological Spectrum and Differential Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Authors: Monika Tripathi, Nuru Noor, and Tiago Cúrdia Gonçalves

Welcome to the interactive case – Clinicopathological Spectrum and Differential Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.


This course has been developed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, paediatricians, pathologists and other interdisciplinary medical experts interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease(s) (IBD). 

Learning Outcomes:

One major aim of this e-learning activity is to increase competence and knowledge with regard to recognition of common IBD mimics and understanding how best to investigate and manage these conditions.



The estimated duration of the course is approximately 40 minutes.


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Upon successful completion of the training, you will be directed to a final test.

Good luck!


Glossary of terms:


ANCA – Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmatic antibody

CD – Crohn’s disease

CRP – C-reactive protein

CT – computed tomography

GI – gastrointestinal

HD – Hidradenitis suppurativa

IBD – Inflammatory bowel disease

IGRA – Interferon-γ release assays

ITB – Intestinal tuberculosis

MMF – Mycophenolate mofetil

NSAID – Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug

PAN – Polyarteritis nodosa

PCR – Polymerase chain reaction

TB – Tuberculosis

UC – Ulcerative colitis

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