Ulcerative Colitis - Prognosis

Prognosis

Complications of Crohn's disease vs. ulcerative colitis
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Crohn's disease Ulcerative colitis
Nutrient deficiency Higher risk
Colon cancer risk Slight Considerable
Prevalence of
extraintestinal complications
Iritis/uveitis Females 2.2% 3.2%
Males 1.3% 0.9%
Primary sclerosing
cholangitis
Females 0.3% 1%
Males 0.4% 3%
Ankylosing
spondylitis
Females 0.7% 0.8%
Males 2.7% 1.5%
Pyoderma
gangrenosum
Females 1.2% 0.8%
Males 1.3% 0.7%
Erythema nodosum Females 1.9% 2%
Males 0.6% 0.7%


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