Ulcerative Colitis

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLaboratory and Diagnostic Testing (10 points/10%)
Required criteria: Presents description of the ordered/completed diagnostic tests, pertinent results (including normal and abnormal ranges), and rationales for each diagnostic test.\

Health History:

A 31-year-old Jewish man was electively admitted to the hospital with an 8-week history of bloody diarrhea and patient states he hates leaving his house due to frequent urination during the day. He has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis 2 years previously and had remained in remission until the gradual onset of bloody diarrhea. His bowel frequency was 20 times per day, associated with abdominal pain and weight loss of 4 kg.

His current medical history is ankylosing spondylitis [AS], coeliac disease, psoriasis, systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE], rheumatoid arthritis [RA], and multiple sclerosis [MS]. he has a past medical history of stool abnormalities. And he is complaining of Diarrhea often with blood or pus, Rectal bleeding, passing small amount of blood with stool, Abdominal pain, and cramping, Rectal pain, Urgency to defecate, Inability to defecate despite urgency, Weight loss, Fatigue.

His presents to the hospital with bloody diarrhea mixed with mucus, of gradual onset, fever and abdominal pain.

 

 

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