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Are You Challenged by Crohn's Disease?

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  • Information about what to expect from your Crohn's treatment
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Reviewed by Arefa Cassoobhoy, MD, MPH on November 19, 2013



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Atzeni, F. World Journal of Gastroenterology, May 2009.

Baylor College of Medicine: "Crohn's Disease."

Beck, David E. The ASCRS Textbook of Colon and Rectal Surgery: Second Edition, Springer, 2011.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: "What are the treatments for Crohn's disease?"

Cleveland Clinic: "Crohn's and Bones: Avoid Osteoporosis Risk."

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: "Antibiotics."

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: "Arthritis."

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: "What is Crohn's Disease?"

Gecse, K. United European Gastroenterology Journal, April 2013.

Hauser, Stephen. Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review, Oxford University Press, 2011

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Crohn's Disease."

NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center: "Smoking and Bone Health."

Srinath, A. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, September 2012.

University Hospitals, Case Medical Center: "Anal Fissure."

UpToDate: "Arthritis associated with gastrointestinal disease."

UpToDate: "Clinical manifestations, diagnosis and prognosis of Crohn disease."

UpToDate: "Crohn disease (Beyond the Basics)."

UpToDate: "Immunomodulator therapy in Crohn disease."

UpToDate: "Overview of the medical management of mild to moderate Crohn disease in adults."

Yamada, Tadataka. Textbook of Gastroenterology, John Wiley & Sons, 2011.

Zaghiyan, K. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery, March 2011.


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