Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It may affect any portion of the human gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus. The symptoms frequently include abdominal pain (usually in the lower right), diarrhea, fever, and weight loss. Other complications include anemia, skin rashes, arthritis, eye inflammation, and tiredness. The exact cause as well as the cure are unknown. However, risks may be lessened by having a diet rich in fiber and fruits; not smoking, and having enough sleep. This term's name is attributed to Burrill Bernard Crohn, an American gastroenterologist who identified14 cases in 1932

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