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GIT Extaintestinal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn's Disease

Can someone clarify this for me; in Kaplan notes (pathology), they wrote that the extra-intestinal manifestations is only seen in U.C but in U World explanations they said extra-intestinal manifestations is also seen in Crohn's disease, pls am kind of confused!!!!
is extra-intestinal manifestations seen in both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease?
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well ive done patho frm goljan
according to goljan extraintest. manifestation seen in both UC n CD bt certain conditions re more common in UC than CD n vise versa
like prim. sclerosing cholangitis in UC n iritis in CD
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Default Both Crohn's & UC have extra-intestinal symptoms

Crohn’s has ↑ extraintestinal involvement when colon is involved - uveitis (eye), erythema nodosum (skin), polyarthritis/ankylosing spondylitis (joints)

UC - pyoderma gangrenosum (skin), primary sclerosing cholangitis (biliary tree)
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