Fast Five Quiz: Can You Properly Identify Ulcerative Colitis and Initiate Best Treatment?

Marc D. Basson, MD, PhD, MBA; Leyla Ghazi, MD


February 08, 2023

Extracolonic manifestations are common in ulcerative colitis, occurring in approximately one third of patients. Peripheral arthritis appears to be the most common extraintestinal manifestation.

Erythema nodosum is also associated with ulcerative colitis but is less common.

Cholelithiasis may occur in anyone but is more common in patients with Crohn's disease than in those with ulcerative colitis. Aphthous ulceration is also associated with ulcerative colitis and often flares up at the time of luminal inflammation.

Learn more about ulcerative colitis.


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