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Crohn Disease
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.

Synonym(s): Colitis, Granulomatous / Enteritis, Granulomatous / Enteritis, Regional / Ileitis, Regional / Ileitis, Terminal / Ileocolitis / Crohn's Disease / Crohns Disease
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What is Crohn disease?
Crohn disease is a complex, chronic disorder that primarily affects the digestive system. This condition typically involves abnormal inflammation of the intestinal walls, particularly in the lower part of the small intestine (the ileum) and portions of the large intestine (the colon). Inflammation can occur in any part of the digestive system, however. The inflamed tissues become thick and swollen, and the inner surface of the intestine may develop open sores called ulcers.
Crohn disease most commonly appears in a person's late teens or twenties, although the diseas ...

How common is Crohn disease?
Crohn disease is most common in western Europe and North America, where it has an estimated incidence of about 7 in 100,000 people. About one million Americans are currently affected by this disorder. Crohn disease occurs more often in Caucasians (whites) and people of eastern and central European (Ashkenazi) Jewish descent than among people of other ethnic backgrounds.


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Broader term(s): - Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - Gastroenteritis - Gastrointestinal Diseases - Digestive System Diseases

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      Diseases
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              Gastrointestinal Diseases
                  Intestinal Diseases
                      Inflammatory Bowel Diseases 
                  Gastroenteritis
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