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Crohn's disease project jack voncina
Crohn's disease project jack voncina
Crohn's disease project jack voncina
Crohn's disease project jack voncina
Crohn's disease project jack voncina
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  • 1. CROHN’SDISEASE
  • 2. DEFINITION, WHAT IS CROHN’S A long term inflammatory disease that can affect any part of thedigestive tract.
  • 3. WHAT CAUSES CROHN’S? The exact cause of Crohn’s is unknown, although it may be anautoimmune disorder that attacks parts of the intestine.
  • 4. SYMPTOMS Diarrhea Abdominal pain Fever Weight loss Arthritis General feeling of malaise. If the colon is affected, symptoms mayalso include, the following; Diarrhea often with blood Bloody discharge from the anus
  • 5. TRANSMISSION Crohn’s Disease is not contagious
  • 6. DIAGNOSIS If your doctor suspects you have Crohn’s, he or she will arrangefor a colonoscopy to examine your intestines.Diagnosis
  • 7. TREATMENT AND OUTCOME Mild causes of Crohn’s can be treated with antidiarrheal drugs;whereas, for an acute attack your doctor may prescribe oralcorticosteroids Most people learn to live reasonably normal lives but 7 in 10people eventually need surgery Repeated surgery can shorten life expectancy
  • 8. THANKS FOR WATCHING

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