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Crohn's disease

Alternate Names : Inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's disease, Regional enteritis, Ileitis, Granulomatous ileocolitis, IBD- Crohn's disease

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Inflammatory bowel disease - series

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Normal anatomy

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Indications

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Incision

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Inflammatory bowel disease - series
Indications

Inflammatory bowel disease  - series : Indications

Inflammatory bowel disease is a condition in which the innner lining of the GI tract becomes inflamed, leading to ulcers and bleeding. The colon is most often the site of this inflammation. Patients with inflammatory bowel disease have symptoms that include diarrhea, abdominal pain, infections, and bleeding. Inflammatory bowel disease falls under two main headings: Crohn's disease, which involves the entire GI tract, and ulcerative colitis, which involves only the colon. The cause of inflammatory bowel disease is unknown.





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Digestive system
Digestive system

Crohn's disease, x-ray
Crohn's disease, x-ray

Clubbing
Clubbing

Inflammatory bowel disease
Inflammatory bowel disease

Anorectal fistulas
Anorectal fistulas

Crohn's disease - affected areas
Crohn's disease - affected areas

Ulcerative colitis
Ulcerative colitis

Digestive system organs
Digestive system organs

Inflammatory bowel disease  - series
Inflammatory bowel disease - series

 

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Review Date : 10/18/2009
Reviewed By : David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.



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