To put it simply, Crohn’s disease belongs to the group of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
It causes inflammation in the digestive tract, which can result in stomach cramps, watery, bloody diarrhoea, weakness, loss of appetite, and malnutrition. (Source)
How To Remember Crohn’s Disease Morphology, Symptoms ?
Causes of Crohn’s disease Morphology, Symptoms
- High temperature
- Reduced lumen
- Intestinal fistulae
- Skip lesions
- Transmural (all layers, may ulcerate)
- Abdominal pain
- Submucosal fibrosis
Mnemonic: “CHRISTMAS “
Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Crohn’s disease Morphology, Symptoms
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