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Descriptor English:   Crohn Disease 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedad de Crohn 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doença de Crohn 
Synonyms English:   Colitis, Granulomatous
Crohn's Disease
Crohn's Enteritis
Crohns Disease
Enteritis, Granulomatous
Enteritis, Regional
Granulomatous Colitis
Granulomatous Enteritis
Ileitis, Regional
Ileitis, Terminal
Inflammatory Bowel Disease 1
Regional Enteritis
Regional Ileitides
Regional Ileitis
Terminal Ileitis  
Tree Number:   C06.405.205.731.500
Definition English:   A chronic transmural inflammation that may involve any part of the DIGESTIVE TRACT from MOUTH to ANUS, mostly found in the ILEUM, the CECUM, and the COLON. In Crohn disease, the inflammation, extending through the intestinal wall from the MUCOSA to the serosa, is characteristically asymmetric and segmental. Epithelioid GRANULOMAS may be seen in some patients. 
Indexing Annotation English:   coord IM with ILEITIS (IM) or COLITIS (IM) only if site is particularly discussed; usually chronic so do not coord with CHRONIC DISEASE
History Note English:   80; was ENTERITIS, REGIONAL 1965-79, was ILEITIS, REGIONAL 1963-64 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   23973 
Unique Identifier:   D003424 

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