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Types of Crohn's disease

Types of Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease is one type of condition in a broader disease category, called inflammatory bowel disease. Other types of inflammatory bowel disease include ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome. These disease are similar in that they all cause symptoms of diarrhea and inflammation. However, the conditions also vary greatly as to seriousness and impact on the body. Only a thorough evaluation by a qualified health care professional, such as a gastroenterologist, can determine what is causing your particular symptoms and make a diagnosis of Crohn's disease.

Curable Types of Crohn's disease:

  • Early onset Crohn's disease

Rare Types of Crohn's disease:

  • Crohn's disease of oral cavity
  • Crohn's disease of the hypopharynx
  • SLE associated with Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease: Rare Types

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Crohn's disease: Related Disease Topics

More general medical disease topics related to Crohn's disease include:

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