Alimentary Track: Crohn’s Disease (CD)

DESCRIPTION Idiopathic and chronic intestinal inflammation. This is a transmural inflammatory condition affecting mainly the distal ileum or colon, but may affect the entire gastro-intestinal tract. Common complications are intestinal obstruction and abscess formation. GENERAL MEASURES Smoking cessation, as smoking is a strong predictor of relapse. Refer to dietician for dietary advice. MEDICINE TREATMENT Antidiarrhoeal […]

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