Evidence of pus draining from the area
around the anus, or pain and swelling in the anal area
Not passing any stools or gas
If you have any of these symptoms and you have been
diagnosed with Crohn's disease, your condition may have become much
worse. Some of these symptoms also may be signs of
toxic megacolon. This is a rare complication of Crohn's
disease that requires emergency treatment. Untreated toxic megacolon can cause
the colon to leak or rupture, which can be fatal.
It is possible that the main title of the report Crohn's Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report.