Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease

Answer:  Crohn’s Disease

The precise etiology of Crohn’s disease is uncertain. Diet and stress were formerly assumed, but physicians now know that these variables may worsen, but not cause, Crohn’s disease. Several variables, including inheritance and a faulty immune system, are thought to play a role in its development.

Crohn’s Disease Pathophysiology Crohn’s disease starts with crypt inflammation and abscesses and progresses to microscopic localized aphthoid ulcers. These mucosal lesions can progress to deep longitudinal and transverse ulcers with intervening mucosal edema, giving the gut a distinctive cobblestoned look.

Crohn’s Disease

Colonoscopy, the most often performed test for Crohn’s disease, examines the rectum and the whole colon using a lighted device called a colonoscope. The ileum, the final section of the colon, can also be seen on occasion.

You may have the following tests: A colonoscopy is a procedure in which a thin, flexible tube with a camera at the end is put into your gut to examine for inflammation. a biopsy — during a colonoscopy, little sections of your gut are taken and examined for evidence of Crohn’s disease.

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Etiology

Pathophysiology

Clinical Manifestations

Assessment

Diagnostic Tests

Medical Management

(Include medications)

Nursing Intervention

 

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Crohn’s Disease

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