Crohn colitis | definition of Crohn colitis by Medical dictionary
Crohn colitis (krōn),
regional enteritis affecting the colon; characterized by mucosal skip ulcers and transmural inflammation of the bowel wall.
Crohn co·li·tis (krōn kŏ-lītis)
Regional enteritis affecting the colon; characterized by mucosal skip ulcers and transmural inflammation of the bowel wall.
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Membranous bronchiole characterized by multiple small granulomata in the airway wall in a patient with Crohn colitis
(hematoxylineosin, original magnification X80).
Although there are no randomized clinical trials showing benefit of surveillance in Crohn colitis
, surveillance colonoscopy is recommended by many groups, usually for CD involving more than 1 segment of the colon and/or at least one-third of the colon.
Crohn disease AGA recommendations: * Surveillance for UC also applies for Crohn colitis