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What are the effects of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

What are the effects of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?


Although Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) have a lot in common, there are important differences between them, such as which parts of the bowel each affects; what depth of tissue in the bowel they affect, and the pattern of symptoms each tends to cause. A key difference between CD and UC that helps doctors distinguish between them is that CD can affect all the tissue layers of the bowel wall, while UC only involves the innermost layer of the bowel.

Digestive System | Inflammatory Bowel | Patient at heart