What are the general goals of Crohn disease treatment?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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The general goals of treatment for Crohn disease are as follows:

  • To achieve the best possible clinical, laboratory, and histologic control of the inflammatory disease with the least adverse effects from medication

  • To permit the patient to function as normally as possible

  • In children, to promote growth with adequate nutrition

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