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Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease

An intestinal disease that involves inflammation located_in intestine.

Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It causes inflammation of your digestive tract, which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, fatigue, weight loss and malnutrition.

Inflammation caused by Crohn's disease can involve different areas of the digestive tract in different people. This inflammation often spreads into the deeper layers of the bowel.

Crohn's disease can be both painful and debilitating, and sometimes may lead to life-threatening complications.

While there's no known cure for Crohn's disease, therapies can greatly reduce its signs and symptoms and even bring about long-term remission and healing of inflammation. With treatment, many people with Crohn's disease are able to function well.

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Further Resources

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Crohn Disease: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment | Merck Manual Consumer Version

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August 7, 2019

Crohn's Disease Nursing | Crohns Symptoms, Pathophysiology, Treatment, Diet NCLEX

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March 5, 2017

Crohn's Disease Signs and Symptoms (& Why They Occur), and Complications & Deficiencies

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June 17, 2021

Crohn's Disease: Pathophysiology, Symptoms, Risk factors, Diagnosis and Treatments, Animation.

Web

September 14, 2020

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