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Crohn’s Disease / IBD

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a collective term used to describe illnesses that cause inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are the two most common of these illnesses. Unlike Ulcerative colitis, where the site of ulcer or inflammation is usually in the large bowel, Crohn’s disease can cause inflammation in one or more parts of the gastrointestinal tract lining, anywhere from mouth to anus. Crohn’s disease is typically characterised by affected segments of the gut being separated by apparently normal areas. The inflammation can cause scarring which can result in the walls of the bowel to thicken; this thickening of the walls is called a stricture. Crohn’s disease results in periods of remission and relapse.

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