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    Infection Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term for a collection of complex diseases that cause inflammation in the mucosal layer of the intestine. The term comprises two main disease states: Ulcerative Colitis (UC) and Crohn’s Disease (CD).1 Symptoms of both include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stools, anemia, dehydration and fever.2 Though these illnesses affect 1.4 million individuals in the United States and have been studied for decades, their etiology is still not well understood. 3 Current causal theories are complex and include a possible genetic predisposition, the presence of immune hyperactivity or autoimmunity, disrupted microbiome, and environmental triggers.…

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    Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are also referred as the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Although the cause of IBD is not completely understood but it is described as chronic inflammation of intestinal mucosa due to alteration of intestinal…

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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a broad term used to describe a health condition both acute and chronic, non-infectious, unregulated inflammation of Intestinal mucosa and underlying tissues affecting any part of gastro-intestinal tract (G.I.T). Clinically based on the histological, pathological, endoscopic, diagnostic, and radiological findings & symptoms majority of the cases are grouped into either- Ulcerative Colitis (UC) or Crohn’s disease (CD) which are related polygenic13 diseases with…

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    1) Name the two types of inflammatory bowel disease and discuss the differences between the two types and their characteristics including diarrhea, rectal bleeding and areas involved? “Inflammatory bowel diseases are of two types: Regional entitis (Crohn’s disease) and Ulcerative colitis”. (Bare, Day, Paul, Smeltzer & Williams, 2010, p. 1172). Regional colitis refers to the inflammation of GI tract and most commonly affects the distal ileum and ascending colon. The inflammation begins with edema…

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    Is Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a term used to describe disorders in which the intestines become red and swollen, or inflamed. The two major types of Inflammatory Bowel Disease are Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. They are very similar, but the main difference in the two are the parts of the digestive tract each type affects. Crohn’s Disease is often found in the ileum of the small intestine, but can occur anywhere in the digestive tract (from the mouth to…

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    “Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) describes a chronic idiopathic relapsing and remitting disorder of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract characterised by GI inflammation” (Bettany, Gardiner, 2013). Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects a portion of the gastrointestinal tract. According to Elaine Cronin, CD is an idiopathic, chronic, transmural process of the bowel, in which 90% of patients have involvement of the terminal ileum. Inflammation extends through the entire…

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    Basically, we have many disease to death in the world. Bowel disease is one of the main problem disease. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is included of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract resulting in symptoms. For example :perianal disease, rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, anemia, decreased appetite, fatigue, arthritis, growth delay, delayed puberty, and diarrhea (Kevin A. Hommel, 2008). First, we need to know that…

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    control and thus potentially pathenogenic. This phenomenon can lead to the targeting of the microbiota by immune cells, referred to as dysbiosis. [7] Dysbiosis is related the over inflammation of the gut, in other words, inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease which involves chronic inflammation of the digestive tract caused by an attack by the immune system on microbial agents in the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn’s disease can also occur when antibiotics are…

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    system is a collection of cells, tissues and molecules that protect our body from toxins and microbes in the environment. It serves as our defense against molecules that our body does not recognize as its own. This system contains two divisions: the innate immune system and adaptive immune system. Both systems differ in the types of cells produced and the time and length in mounting a response. Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic inflammatory disease including ulcerative colitis and…

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    Following Roux En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery! INTRODUCTION Bariatric surgery increases the incidence of gastrointestinal (GI) complications, including acid reflux (GERD), malabsorption, gastric ulcers and chronic diarrhea. Literature indicates few cases of patients being diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) after bariatric surgery. The mechanisms are not well understood, however several hypotheses have emerged. CASE A 34 year old Hispanic female with no significant medical history,…

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