Crohn’s Disease

By: Jaxen WIllhite

Cause and Origin

Causes are not for sure know but research shows it might be hereditary, genetic, and or environmental. These factors contribute to the development of the disease.

Body System

One of the Body systems to get affect is the immune system because it begins to attack the healthy cells in you GI tract, causing inflammation. It also affects the Digestive and Excretory systems because thats whats getting attacked because the GI tract goes from the mouth to the anus.
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Treatment

Anti-Inflammatory Drug such as

  • Oral 5-aminosalicylates
  • Corticosteroids

Immune System Suppressors

  • Azathioprine and Mercaptopurine
  • Infliximab, Adalimumab, and certolizumab pegol
  • Methotrexate
  • Cyclosporine
  • Natalizumab
  • Ustekinumab

Antibiotics

  • Metronidazole

Surgery:

The doctor will remove a damaged portion of the digestive trace and then reconnect the healthy sections.

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Prevention

Can not be prevented because theres nor known cause.

Quiz

What is a treatment technique of Crohn's disease?

How does Crohn's affect the Immune System?

How can you prevent Crohn's?

What is the cause of Crohn's?

What does the surgery related to Crohn's consist of?