How can a Colonoscopy identify IBD?

What’s the average success rate of an accurate IBD diagnosis following a Colonoscopy?

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If there is evidence of colitis, the biopsies taken can diagnose Crohn’s Colitis or Ulcerative Colitis. Colonoscopy has a high rate of diagnosing IBD if the IBD is limited to the colon. You can also have Crohn’s, which affects the small bowel but the Colonoscopy is not able to evaluate this.

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