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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Chu, "Nox1 causes ileocolitis in mice deficient in glutathione peroxidase-1 and -2," Free Radical Biology & Medicine, vol.
[106.] Walker SJ, Fortunato J, Gonzalez LG, Krigsman A (2013) Identification of unique gene expression profile in children with regressive autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and ileocolitis. PLoS One 8: e58058.
She presented recent evidence showing that children with ASD and ileocolitis have a distinctive mucosal molecular profile that supports the presence of an ASD-associated inflammatory bowel disease variant.
Los pacientes con colitis ulcerosa (ileocolitis granulomatosa) presentan en un 20% poliartritis inflamatoria migratoria, que afecta las articulaciones mas grandes de las extremidades inferiores donde se incluye la ASI.
On univariate analysis, patients with a history of TB were significantly more likely to be coloured (p=0.001, odds ratio (OR) 2.8, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.46-5.38), smokers (p=0.03, OR 1.85, 95% CI 1.04-3.29) and to have ileocolitis as opposed to isolated small-bowel or colonic involvement (p=0.007, OR 2.42, 95% CI 1.24-4.71).
Also known as: Regional ileitis, granulomatous ileitis, ileocolitis, and regional enteritis.
* Ileocolitis. This is the most common form of the disease.