Crohn's disease

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Synonyms for 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

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HANNAH BLYTHYN, AM for Delyn, joined Crohn's and Colitis UK at their reception in the Welsh Assembly to celebrate the inception of IBD Wales.
When Marjorie Pryce became an octogenarian she decided to raise money for people with Crohns, as it is a condition from which her daughter-in- law Carol Corby, from Nuneaton, suffers.
These are lifelong conditions that can have a big impact, but Crohn's is often described as an 'invisible illness', because it's not always apparent on the outside exactly what's going on with somebody's health.
Be inspired by guest speaker, two-time Grammy Award winning music producer Cool of "Cool and Dre," and by stories of students living with Crohn's or ulcerative colitis who will be awarded scholarships after winning C.A.R.E.'s essay competition.
Crohn's disease can affect any part of the digestive system but often the small intestine.
Additional information on World IBD Day is available from the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (http://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.
( Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. While the exact cause of Crohn's disease is still not known, factors like genetics - making the condition hereditary in some cases - malfunctioning of the immune system, as well as presence of certain bacteria, may play a part in the disease's development.
[USPRwire, Wed Apr 13 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis) pipeline landscape.
Crohn's disease is a chronic granulomatous disease of the human gastrointestinal tract [1].
G., her past medical history included hypertension, Crohn's disease (for the past 12 years), and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Objective of reporting this unusual case of Crohn's Disease is twofold.