Daniel J. Pearson

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Crohn's Disease

. Crohn’s disease, also known as regional enteritis, is an idiopathic, inflammatory disorder primarily affecting the small intestine with large intestine involvement in 50-70% of patients. It is a systemic disorder that may have several extraintestinal manifestations. One of two distinct entities known to cause inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease features transmural inflammation resulting from…

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