Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

  • Armando Rossi
  • Giorgio Rossi
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Granulomatous ileocolitis, or Crohn’s disease, is a chronic inflammatory intestinal disease with predominant involvement of the distal small bowel and the cecum-ascending colon; the etiology of the disease is unknown, even though various pathogenetic factors: infective, immunological, genetic, vascular, dietetic, psychological, and environmental, have been hypothesized.

Keywords

Lymphoma Pancreatitis Sarcoma Diarrhea Constipation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Armando Rossi
    • 1
  • Giorgio Rossi
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Radiological SciencesUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly
  2. 2.Local Health Unit (ASL)Hospital of FidenzaFidenza (Pr)Italy

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