• Lower Gastrointestinal Conditions

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    #483: Lower Gastrointestinal Conditions
    August 2019

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    In This Edition

    • Describe risk factors for and common manifestations of Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis (UC).
    • Summarize management options and follow-up care for patients with Crohn disease and UC.
    • Describe the clinical and diagnostic features of lactose intolerance, celiac disease, and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
    • Summarize the dietary management of malabsorption syndromes.
    • Identify the types of diverticular disease and associated recommendations for imaging.
    • Describe the management of and follow-up care for patients with acute diverticulitis.
    • Discuss risk factors for colorectal cancer, including associated genetic syndromes.
    • Summarize the current screening recommendations for colorectal cancer.

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