Bowel inflammation. While crohn's disease can involve inflammation of the entire GI tract, appendicitis is confined to the appendix. Clinical presentation can be identical, as ileal inflammation (most common site for crohn's) & appendicitis both cause rlq pain. The treatment for appendicitis is surgery, while crohn's is treated with medical therapy (& surgery reserved for treating complications or medical failures.
No chrons symptoms but colonoscopy shows Crohn's after possible e coli infection am I misdiagnosed with crohns? Colonoscopy after pain, apendicitis
Lots of issues... ...In your question: crohn's, infection, pain, appendicitis, ; question of colonoscopy results. To answer your primary concern--that of crohn's, be assured the presumptive diagnosis can be clarified if granulomas are found on your colon biopsies ; your asca blood level is elevated. To address your other issues, please call your doctor who performed your testing ; knows you best. Good health--. Read more...