Regional enteritis

Alternative names
Inflammatory bowel disease; Crohn’s disease; Ileitis; Granulomatous ileocolitis

Definition
Crohn’s disease is a chronic autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract but most commonly occurs in the ileum (the area where the small and large intestine meet).


see Crohn’s Disease.
For more information see:
Crohn’s Disease
Crohn’s Disease
Crohn’s Disease

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 5, 2012
by David A. Scott, M.D.

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