The differences between UC and Crohn´s are then listed here.
Rectal bleeding, much more so with the UC, ileal involvement,
much more so with Crohn´s almost never in UC.
Perianal disease, extremely common in Crohn´s.
Strictures and fistulas, because of transmural involvement,
much more so in Crohn´s. Skip lesions only found in Crohn´s.
Mouth ulcers almost exclusively found in Crohn´s.
Risk for colorectal cancer much greater in UC
and transmural involvement much more common in Crohn´s.
We've talked about everything that you need to know about Crohn´s
and ulcerative colitis on every single board exam
that you ever encounter and we walked into the words,
there is no way any resident or attending is going to embarrass you.