What is the role of lab tests in Crohn disease?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Answer

Laboratory data for Crohn disease are nonspecific and are of value principally in assisting with management. However, various imaging modalities can aid in diagnosis and management; the choice among them depends upon the clinical question being asked. (See Workup.)


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