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Crohn's disease

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* Not a rare disease

Other Names for this Disease

  • Enteritis
  • Granulomatous colitis
  • Granulomatous enteritis
  • Ileitis
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4 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • Where can I get a complete list of all genes that have been associated with Crohn's disease? Click here for answer

  • I have a friend whose husband has Crohn's disease. She may be pregnant and is wondering what the likelihood is that her baby will have this disease.  Is there a test that can diagnose Crohn's disease during pregnancy? Click here for answer

  • How might Crohn's disease be treated? Click here for answer

  • My father has Crohn's disease for which he has had many surgeries in his lifetime. His brother (my uncle) also had this disease as a young adult.  Can you tell me what percent chance I would have of having this disease as well? My fathers other young adult children do not have it as of yet. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Enteritis
  • Granulomatous colitis
  • Granulomatous enteritis
  • Ileitis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.