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Crohns Disease (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

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Kiah Fricker

on 2 November 2010

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Transcript of Crohns Disease (Inflammatory Bowel Disease)

Double click anywhere & add an idea Symptoms Diarrhea Adominal Pain Fever Weight Loss Arthritis Anemia Improper Growth Causes The cause of Crohns is unknown.
Some doctors conclude that enviorment, diet and genetics have to play a major role in the cause of this disease. Polygenic Crohns is a polygenic gene. This means that different variations in multiple genes combine to make the disease rise. Crohns is located on chromosome 16. Probability In the world, it's recorded that about 1 million people in the world are diagnosed with Crohns between the age of 15 and 30. This is the common age group, although it is common for young children around 6 years old to have it also.
Usually, someone with this disease has a relative who also has it. Crohns Disease Also known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD, occurs when the lining and wall of the intestines become inflamed and ulcers develop. Treatment Immunosuppressive- work to restrain the immune system from attacking the body's own tissues and causing further inflamation. Anti inflammatory- used to decrease the inflammation. Also, hematinics, vitamins, high protein diets and blood transfusions are sometimes used to treat this disorder. Endoscope, colonscope or a Colonoscopy Interesting Facts -Crohns Disease was first found within the European-Jewish populations. Future While Crohn's disease may never be completely cured, there are steps to take to make living with this illness less painful, difficult, and disruptive. The illness can come and go throughout your lifetime. -It can occur anywhere in the digestive tract. From the mouth down. -Crohn’s disease may also be called ileitis or enteritis
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