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Sometimes symptoms of
Crohn's disease can develop outside the digestive
tract in other parts of the body (systemic symptoms), including the eyes,
liver, blood, and bones. These systemic symptoms suggest that the immune system
is involved in Crohn's disease. Systemic symptoms can include:footnote 1
Friedman S, Lichtenstein GR (2006). Crohn's disease. In MM Wolfe et al., eds., Therapy of Digestive Disorders, 2nd ed., pp. 785–801. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerArvydas D. Vanagunas, MD - Gastroenterology
Current as ofJanuary 13, 2015
Current as of:
January 13, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
& Arvydas D. Vanagunas, MD - Gastroenterology
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