Anatomy Involved in Crohn Disease (cont.)
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What are the signs and symptoms of Crohn's disease?
The inflammation from Crohn's disease may cause signs and symptoms of pain in the abdomen that may make the intestines empty frequently, resulting in diarrhea.
Other symptoms of Crohn's disease include
How does Crohn's disease affect the digestive system?
The following complications may occur in the digestive tract due to the complications of Crohn's disease:
What are the nutritional complications of Crohn's disease?
Nutritional complications are common in Crohn's disease. Protein, calorie, and vitamin deficiencies may be due to inadequate dietary intake, loss of protein in the intestine, or poor absorption. Depending on what part of the intestine is affected, the symptoms and complications may differ.
Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/23/2016
Noel Williams, MD
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