Characterized by fever, pain, abscess formation, severe diarrhea, bleeding and ulceration of the intestine's mucous membrane lining. Cause is unknown. Treatment includes fluids, cortisone drugs, antibiotics, diet change and sometimes surgery.
IBD is actually a group of gastrointestinal disorders, usually chronic in nature, which are characterized by an increase in the number of inflammatory cells found in the lining of the stomach or intestinal tract.
A chronic illness affecting the GI tract which is characterized by an unregulated, and often repetitive, inflammatory response. Two distinct disease entities have been categorized as IBD because of their many similarities in disease origin, course, and treatment -- Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's.
A gastrointestinal disorder characterized by inflammation of the affected tissues. Two of the most common Inflammatory Bowel Diseases are ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Note: Not to be confused with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
A general term for any disease characterized by inflammation of the bowel. Examples include colitis and Crohn's disease. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, loss of appetite and weight loss.
A condition that causes irritation and ulcers in the gastrointestinal tract. The most common are ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Anemia is a common complication of IBD, most often caused by iron deficiency due to gastrointestinal blood loss.
The name for a group of gastrointestinal disorders that affect your cat's stomach or intestinal tract function. Symptoms include: chronic vomiting, diarrhoea, and in some cases, weight loss and change in appetite. Some cats may defecate outside the litter tray, especially if diarrhoea is present.
An immune disorder that causes inflammation and ulcers in the GI tract. The two types of inflammatory bowel diseases are Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. It can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, and rectal bleeding.
A group of chronic intestinal diseases characterized by inflammation of the bowel -- the large or small intestine. The most common types of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease . See the entire definition of Inflammatory bowel disease
Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). Crohn's disease is extreme thickening of the walls of the intestine at the junction of the small and large intestines. Ulcerative colitis is inflammation of the small intestine and rectum, causing diarrhoea and bleeding.
A group of conditions that cause swelling and inflammation in the intestines. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are the two main types of inflammatory bowel disease; however, they are very different diseases.
In medicine, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of inflammatory conditions of the large intestine and, in some cases, the small intestine. It should not be confused with IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, which is an inconvenient yet more innocent disease.