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What is inflammatory bowel disease (ibd)?
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Colon inflammation
In medicine, inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine.
The major types of ibd are crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

In brief: Colon inflammation
In medicine, inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the colon and small intestine.
The major types of ibd are crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Not understood
Although extensively studied, ibd, is not completely understood.
It primarily occurs in 2 different forms known as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. The end result is chronic but intermittent inflammation in the terminal small intestines or large intestines. It is commonly manifested by pain with bloody mucous stools. The exact cause of the inflammation is not similar to autoimmune disease.

In brief: Not understood
Although extensively studied, ibd, is not completely understood.
It primarily occurs in 2 different forms known as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. The end result is chronic but intermittent inflammation in the terminal small intestines or large intestines. It is commonly manifested by pain with bloody mucous stools. The exact cause of the inflammation is not similar to autoimmune disease.
Dr. Otto Placik
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