Crohn's disease is degenerative disease that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, it ia also referred to as the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Crohn's disease can affect any area of the GI tract- from the mouth to the anus, it most commonly affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum. The inflammation extends deep into the lining of the affected organ.
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the general name for diseases that cause swelling in the intestines. The symptoms of Crohn's disease are similar to other intestinal disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome & ulcerative colitis, it can be difficult to diagnose.
Crohn's disease affects men and women equally and it seems to run in some families which show that genetics may be a factor. Around 20 percent of people with Crohn's disease have a blood relative with some form of inflammatory bowel disease, most often a brother or sister and sometimes a parent or child. Crohn's disease can occur in people of all age groups. It is more often diagnosed in people between the ages of 20 -30. People of Jewish heritage have an increased risk of getting Crohn's disease, and African Americans have a less risk for developing Crohn's disease.
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