II. Definitions

  1. Chronic Inflammatory Diarrhea
    1. Bloody or purulent stool seen in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and infectious enteritis

IV. Labs

  1. Stool Leukocytes with gross blood and pus present
  2. Fecal Calprotectin level
    1. Highly sensitive and specific for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

V. Diagnostics

  1. Colonoscopy with biopsy

VI. References

  1. Schiller in Feldman (2002) Sleisenger GI, p. 136
  2. Burgers (2020) Am Fam Physician 101(8): 472-80 [PubMed]

Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing)

Related Studies