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Crohn disease

Crohn disease

(Science: radiology) CT: double halo (50%): edematous mucosa/thickened soft tissue, creeping fat (40%): mesenteric infiltration, ultrasound: thickened bowel wall (65%): about 8mm, inflammatory mass (14%), abscess (4%), distended fluid filled loops (12%), Complications: fistula (33%), intramural sinus tracts, abscess, perforations (rare), toxic megacolon, SBO (15%), hydronephrosis (usually right sided), adenocarcinoma in ileum/colon, differential diagnosis: Yersinia: in ti, resolution in 3-4 months, tb (more severe involvement of caecum), segmental infarction (acute onset, elderly patient), radiation ileitis, lymphoma, carcinoid, eosinophilic gastoenteritis, potassium stricture see: sites, phases, extraintestinal manifestations Cf: ulcerative colitis More info: crohn disease


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Re: Poisoned by antibiotics...can anyone help?

... of gastrointestinal issues, such as constipation/diarrhea, colitis, Crohn's Disease, canker sores, diverticulitis, GERD, gluten and/or lactose intolerance, and H. pylori. ...

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Re: Crohn's Disease

As far as taking care of the person, the best you can do is what I've done for someone else with crohn's. I've had crohn's for 8 years. I've found humira and my life changed. I've even started a blog to keep people informed: http://crohnsdiseasediagnosis.blogspot.com/

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by cronict910
Thu Jun 24, 2010 11:14 pm
 
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Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... compounds within the body are involved in some way in the autoimmune diseases such as the disorder called lupus, the condition called idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura or ITP for short, in rheumatoid arthritis, in Crohn's disease, in the condition known as ulcerative colitis, in multiple ...

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by Jennuan
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Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), is a condition in which the lining of your digestive tract becomes ...

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by dipjyoti
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:35 am
 
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Crohn's Disease

From what I know Crohn's disease is one of the least understood diseases among the ones so common. We think it is autoimmune, but don't ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:11 am
 
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