Diagnosis & Disease Information

Puzzling GI upset in a teenager

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, complement fixation, celiac, sonogram, gynecologic workup and routine labs have all been negative in a teen with a three-year history of recurrent chronic abdominal pain and diarrhea. What steps should be taken next?

Surface of the colon in a patient with ulcerative colitis.

ACG grades medical approaches to IBD

Strong evidence indicates that mesalamine, sulfasalazine, and other 5-aminosalicylic drugs effectively induce remission in mild-to-moderately active ulcerative colitis (UC) and prevent relapse in quiescent UC.

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