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The Differential Diagnosis of Colitis in Endoscopic Biopsy Specimens

Evaluated by: 
David B. Kaminsky, M.D., FIAC, January 25, 2018
Original release date: March 14, 2018
Access to this course expires on: January 25, 2021

Faculty: Joel K. Greenson, M.D.

Learning Objectives:
  • Compare the histologic differences between normal right versus normal left colon, acute versus chronic colitis and ulcerative colitis versus Crohn’s disease.
  • Identify the histologic features of ischemic colitis and how to differentiate it from C. difficile colitis.
  • Recognize the clinical and histologic features of lymphocytic and collagenous colitis.