How is acute Crohn disease diagnosed and treated?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Acute Crohn disease of the terminal ileum is often discovered during laparotomy for suspected appendicitis and has an excellent prognosis. The acute episode is usually treated conservatively, and as many as two thirds of patients may show no subsequent evidence of regional enteritis. [1]


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