Extra-intestinal manifestations of ulcerative colitis in omani population

A study of 100 cases

Aftab Ahmed Siddiqui, Babar Bashir, Moin Ahmed Ansari, Rakhshinda Jabeen, Saeed Ahmed, Masoud Bakheet Khashoob

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Abstract

OBJECT: To identify the extra intestinal manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis in Omani population. STUDY DESIGN: Observational study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Oman from January, 2002 to January, 2006. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Inclusion Criteria: All patients seen in Gastroenterology out patient's clinic with bleeding per rectum and diagnosis of ulcerative colitis by colonoscopy and subsequent confirmation by biopsy. Exclusion Criteria: All patients with other systemic illness. RESULTS: Total 100 Patients were included in the study, among them 61 were males. Extra intestinal manifestations were observed in 6 males and 5 females. Among 6 male patients 2 had more than one complication while 4 had only one complication. Among 5 female patients 2 had more than one, while 3 had only one complication. CONCLUSION: It is thus concluded that incidences and severity of extra intestinal manifestation is much less in the Omani population as compared to the Western population.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-11
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009

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Ulcerative Colitis
Population
Oman
Gastroenterology
Colonoscopy
Rectum
Observational Studies
Hemorrhage
Biopsy
Incidence

Keywords

  • Colonoscopy
  • Extra intestinal manifestations
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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  • Medicine(all)

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Extra-intestinal manifestations of ulcerative colitis in omani population : A study of 100 cases. / Siddiqui, Aftab Ahmed; Bashir, Babar; Ansari, Moin Ahmed; Jabeen, Rakhshinda; Ahmed, Saeed; Khashoob, Masoud Bakheet.

In: Journal of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Vol. 8, No. 1, 01.2009, p. 8-11.

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Siddiqui, Aftab Ahmed ; Bashir, Babar ; Ansari, Moin Ahmed ; Jabeen, Rakhshinda ; Ahmed, Saeed ; Khashoob, Masoud Bakheet. / Extra-intestinal manifestations of ulcerative colitis in omani population : A study of 100 cases. In: Journal of the Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences. 2009 ; Vol. 8, No. 1. pp. 8-11.
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