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Physiology in Medicine review article. The inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), that is, Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis, affect approximately 1 million persons in North America and several million persons worldwide. Both genetic and environmental factors play important roles in disease pathogenesis. Lymphocytes, cytokines, and adhesion molecules are dysregulated and have been targeted for therapeutic intervention. Surgery is required for 50% to 80% of patients with Crohn disease, while only 20% of patients with ulcerative colitis have surgery.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Ulcerative colitis,Education,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Elders,Review,Instructional Material,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722024319192T,Pathophysiology,Activity,Life Science,Teacher-centered/traditional instruction,Gastrointestinal

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    English

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