How Well Do You Understand Crohn's Disease?

M.A., Health Writer

Question 1 of 10

Which of the following is not likely to be a common symptom of Crohn's disease?

AMalnutrition
BVertigo
CFatigue
DDepression
EBone loss
AMalnutrition
BVertigo
CFatigue
DDepression
EBone loss
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Question 2 of 10

If you have Crohn's disease, your doctor may do various laboratory tests. Which of these would not be conducted to diagnose or treat this specific condition?

ALiver function
BSerologic
CVitamin D levels
DCBC count or complete blood count
EInflammatory markers
ALiver function
BSerologic
CVitamin D levels
DCBC count or complete blood count
EInflammatory markers
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Question 3 of 10

Crohn's disease is a form of irritable bowel syndrome.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 4 of 10

Which of these medications is not prescribed for patients with Crohn's disease?

AAntibiotics
BSteroids
CStatins
DImmunomodulators
EAminosalicylates
AAntibiotics
BSteroids
CStatins
DImmunomodulators
EAminosalicylates
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Question 5 of 10

To monitor your Crohn's disease or investigate possible complications, your doctor may order which of these diagnostics?

AComputerized tomography (CT)
BX-rays
CEndoscopy
DEndoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
EAll of the above
AComputerized tomography (CT)
BX-rays
CEndoscopy
DEndoscopic ultrasound (EUS)
EAll of the above
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Question 6 of 10

Both mouth sores and eye inflammation can be symptoms of Crohn's disease.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 7 of 10

Which of these forms of Crohn's disease is the most common?

AIleitis
BIleocolitis
CGastroduodenal Crohn's disease
DJejunoileitis
ECrohn's (granulomatous) colitis
AIleitis
BIleocolitis
CGastroduodenal Crohn's disease
DJejunoileitis
ECrohn's (granulomatous) colitis
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Question 8 of 10

As many as 75 to 80 percent of people with Crohn's disease have a relative with the same condition.

ATrue
BFalse
ATrue
BFalse
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Question 9 of 10

Which of the following racial or ethnic groups are more likely to develop Crohn's disease?

AWhites
BLatinos
CAsians
DAmerican Indians
EJewish people of Ashkenazi (Eastern Europe)
AWhites
BLatinos
CAsians
DAmerican Indians
EJewish people of Ashkenazi (Eastern Europe)
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Question 10 of 10

Which of these have been cited as possible causes of Crohn's disease?

AUse of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs)
BDiet
CGenes
DSmoking
EAll of these
AUse of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs)
BDiet
CGenes
DSmoking
EAll of these
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