Endoscopy in Crohn Disease Topic Guide
Endoscopy in Crohn's Disease:
Crohn's disease can be diagnosed by a variety of procedures and tests such as endoscopy. There are several different names for endoscopy, and it depends on what part of the digestive tract being examined. Types of endoscopy include esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), endoscopic ultrasound, and balloon endoscopy, or enteroscopy. Preparation for endoscopy depends on the type of test being performed. Signs and symptoms of Crohn's disease include:
Crohn's Disease Medications
Crohn's disease medications prescribed for the treatment of the disease, and symptom relief include aspirin like anti-inflammatories, for example,
Corticosteroids, for example,
Immunosuppressants, for example,
Biologic drugs, for example,
Review the list of these drugs and their side effects.
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