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Anatomy Involved in Crohn Disease (cont.)

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Author(s): Noel Williams, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Professor; Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Editors: Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.

Medically reviewed by: Venkatachala Mohan, MD

REFERENCE: UpToDate. Patient information: Crohn's disease (Beyond the Basics).


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