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What could cause a person to die from Crohn's disease?

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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Several things

Crohn's disease is an autoimmune-type disease with no cure.
Management uses immune suppression, which places people at risk for infectious complications. There are also complications of the disease process that require surgery: perforation, obstruction, unresponsive to meds. Other complications include malnutrition and a higher risk of certain cancers.

In brief: Several things

Crohn's disease is an autoimmune-type disease with no cure.
Management uses immune suppression, which places people at risk for infectious complications. There are also complications of the disease process that require surgery: perforation, obstruction, unresponsive to meds. Other complications include malnutrition and a higher risk of certain cancers.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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