Educational Case: Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Carl T. McGary, Maureen C. Lowe

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The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAcademic Pathology
StatePublished - 2020

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The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Publication cost provided by the Department of Biomedical Sciences.

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  • Crohn’s disease
  • gastrointestinal tract
  • idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
  • immune-related disorders of the bowel
  • organ system pathology
  • pathology competencies
  • ulcerative colitis


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