Crohn Disease FAQs (cont.)
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What is inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD?
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is divided into two diseases - Crohn's disease and a similar condition called ulcerative colitis. Crohn's disease can affect the entire digestive tract, whereas ulcerative colitis is confined to the colon. Because these diseases have many similarities, doctors often refer to them together as IBD.
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