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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: What is it, Causes, Diagnosis, Symptoms, Treatment | Singapore General Hospital

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - How to prevent?

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Diagnosis

  • Diagnosis for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Singapore General HospitalBlood tests: Full blood count, renal panel, C-reactive protein, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), liver panel and vitamin B12/ folic acid/ iron levels in anaemia.
  • Stool tests: Stool culture, microscopy, Clostridium difficile PCR and stool calprotectin
  • Imaging
    • Chest x-ray
    • Abdominal x-ray
    • Abdominal and/or pelvis CT scans
    • Small bowel enteroclysis
    • CT/MRI enterogram
    • Small bowel capsule endoscopy
  • Endoscopy to obtain tissue for biopsies
    • Colonoscopy and ileoscopy
    • Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD)
    • Small bowel enteroscopy


Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Preparing for surgery

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Post-surgery care

Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Other Information

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