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Crohn’s Disease

What Is Crohn’s Disease? Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease characterized by patchy inflamed areas involving the full thickness of the intestinal wall that can occur anywhere in the intestinal tract, in addition to, mucosal disease. In Crohn’s disease ...

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Postbulbar Duodenal Ulceration and Stenosis: definition

A chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by thickening of the intestinal lining with excoriation penetrating the muscularis mucosae (muscle layer of the intestine) associated with villous atrophy. Click for full description.

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Jejunitis, Chronic Ulcerative: definition

An inflammatory disease of the jejunum that is a severe complication of untreated celiac disease characterized by inflammation and ulceration of the lining with risk of developing into a high grade tumor. Click Chronic Ulcerative Jejunitis for full description.

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