Vitamin D insufficiency is common in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (4,5) and seen in up to 65 per cent of patients with Crohn's disease
is not "curable" with currently available treatments; common treatment goals include inducing and maintaining symptomatic control, improving quality of life, and minimizing complications.
The cause of posterior segment manifestations of Crohn's disease
is not known.
Histomorphologic changes in patients presenting with obstruction secondary to Infliximab therapy in Crohn's disease
Biopsies taken of the posterior cricoid region and epiglottis were consistent with Crohn's disease
When the researchers analyzed the effects of antibiotics, which are sometimes used to treat Crohn's disease
symptoms prior to diagnosis, they found that antibiotic usage in children with Crohn's disease
could be counterproductive because it causes a loss of good microbes and an increase in pathological ones.
Of the 11 Crohn's disease
patients who used medical marijuana, five experienced total remission of their symptoms, increased appetite, and improved sleep patterns, Medical Daily reports.
Our findings support the potential importance of a biopsychosocial model in the pathogenesis of Crohn's disease
and suggest the need for further studies on the effect of depression and stress on immune function and regulation," the investigators noted.
presenting as a breast abscess: a case report.
One child was not classifiable according to the Vienna classification because despite typical disease symptoms, laboratory findings and subsequent course, there were no characteristic findings of Crohn's disease
at endoscopy or on barium studies at presentation.
About 80% of people with Crohn's disease
will require surgery to relieve their symptoms, repair damage to their digestive system and treat complications of the condition.
The week-long event, which is held in conjunction with World IBD day, will feature renowned doctors from different hospitals, and aims to discuss in depth Crohn's disease
as well as highlight best practice methods to cope with the disease.