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Disease Crohn Disease

Name Crohn Disease
Synonyms Colitis, Granulomatous | Crohn's Disease | Crohns Disease | Crohn's Enteritis | Enteritis, Granulomatous | Enteritis, Regional | Granulomatous Colitis | Granulomatous Enteritis | Ileitis, Regional | Ileitis, Terminal | Ileocolitis | Inflammatory Bowel Disease 1 | Regional Enteritis | Regional Ileitides | Regional Ileitis | Terminal Ileitis
Definition A chronic transmural inflammation that may involve any part of the DIGESTIVE TRACT from MOUTH to ANUS, mostly found in the ILEUM, the CECUM, and the COLON. In Crohn disease, the inflammation, extending through the intestinal wall from the MUCOSA to the serosa, is characteristically asymmetric and segmental. Epithelioid GRANULOMAS may be seen in some patients.
Categories Digestive system disease
MeSH® ID D003424
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastroenteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Crohn Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Intestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Crohn Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Crohn Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pediatric Crohn's disease