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Inflammatory bowel disease—be aware of the mimics
  1. A-F Ravens
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr A Fritscher-Ravens
    Department of Gastroenterology, Homerton University Hospital, Homerton Row, London E9 6SR, UK; fri.rav{at}

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A 43 year old male nurse practitioner with a strong family history of colon cancer presented with bloody diarrhoea. Stool cultures were negative and routine blood tests were within the normal range. On …

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