A 39-year-old female asked:
I was diagnosed with crohn's 10 years ago by colon biopsy. had a colonoscopy last year and new doc said he saw no traces of crohn's..is that possible?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Pathology 22 years experience
Yes: Patients with crohn's disease can undergo remission and exacerbation. It would be helpful for the "new doc" i.e. Pathologist to review the prior biopsies, too, if possible.
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Gastroenterology 19 years experience
Yes: Crohns is sometimes a difficult diagnosis to make. The clinical context is just as important as colonoscopy findings.
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Last updated May 2, 2013
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