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Is it true that chromes disease is hereditary?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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In brief: To a minor degree

Most cases of chrohn's disease are sporadic.
There is a small tendency for it to run more commonly in families but identical twins for instance do not both always have the condition so there is probably an inheritance component lowering the susceptibilility but not being causative.

In brief: To a minor degree

Most cases of chrohn's disease are sporadic.
There is a small tendency for it to run more commonly in families but identical twins for instance do not both always have the condition so there is probably an inheritance component lowering the susceptibilility but not being causative.
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