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Crohn's Disease

Introduction: Crohn's Disease

Description of Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease (medical condition): Crohn's disease is an ongoing disease of the digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The hallmarks of Crohn's disease are ...more

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Crohn's Disease: Chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract, most commonly the small intestine and colon. Crohn's disease increases the risk for colorectal cancer and small intestine cancer. Also called regional enteritis.
Source: National Institute of Health

Crohn's Disease: a serious chronic and progressive inflammation of the ileum producing frequent bouts of diarrhea with abdominal pain and nausea and fever and weight loss.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Crohn's Disease: A gastrointestinal disorder characterized by chronic inflammation involving all layers of the intestinal wall, noncaseating granulomas affecting the intestinal wall and regional lymph nodes, and transmural fibrosis. Crohn's disease most commonly involves the terminal ileum; the colon is the second most common site of involvement. --2004
Source: Diseases Database

Crohn's Disease: gastrointestinal disorder characterized by chronic inflammatory infiltrates, fibrosis affecting all layers of the serosa, and development of noncaseating granulomas; most common site of involvement is the terminal ileum with the colon as the second most common.
Source: CRISP

Crohn's Disease: Related Topics

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Crohn's Disease as a Disease

Crohn's Disease (medical condition): See Crohn's disease (disease information).
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Crohn's Disease: Related Diseases

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Crohn's Disease: Article Excerpts

Crohn's disease causes inflammation in the small intestine. Crohn's disease usually occurs in the lower part of the small intestine,... (Source: excerpt from Crohn's Disease: NIDDK)

Crohn's disease causes inflammation in the small intestine. Crohn's disease usually occurs in the lower part of the small... (Source: excerpt from Crohn's Disease: NIDDK)

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Crohn's Disease: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Crohn's Disease

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Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Crohn's Disease can be used for:

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The description of Crohn's Disease may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Crohn's Disease

The following list attempts to classify Crohn's Disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • colitis,inflammatory bowel disease
  • inflammation,redness,rubor
  • symptom
  • evidence,grounds
  • information
  • cognition,knowledge,noesis
  • psychological feature

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