Which patients with Crohn disease are at a higher risk of mortality?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Patients with proximal small bowel disease have a higher risk of mortality than those who have ileal or ileocecal disease. The excess mortality may be ascribed to complications of Crohn disease. [1]


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