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Gastrointestinal Pathology



Evaluated by: 
David B. Kaminsky, MD, FIAC, October 26, 2018
Original release date: December 20, 2018
Access to this course expires on:  October 26, 2021
CME/SAMs 3

Faculty: Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD

Learning Objectives:
  • Recognize and distinguish small bowel pathogens such as Giardia, Cyclospora, Microsporidia, and Cryptosporidia
  • Formulate a differential diagnosis for intraepithelial lymphocytosis in the small bowel
  • Recognize unusual patterns of inflammation that suggest a drug-induced injury in the gut
  • Distinguish infectious types of chronic enterocolitis from idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
  • Recognize characteristic mucosal changes produced by checkpoint inhibitors 
  • Identify features of vasculitis in biopsy samples and distinguish them from chronic enterocolitis