Inflammatory bowel disease

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Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic condition of unknown origin characterized by severe inflammation and mucosal destruction in the intestine. There are two main forms: Crohn’s disease, which can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract, but is most common in the colon and terminal ileum; and ulcerative colitis, which is a mucosal inflammation involving the rectum and colon.

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