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  • NASPGHAN North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • NASPGHAN Foundation North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Foundation
  • APGNN The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
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Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is one of the most common forms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Crohn’s disease can affect any part of the intestine – large or small – and can irritate the deeper layers as well as the lining. Download the GIKids Fact Sheet on Crohn’s Disease to learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Crohn’s Disease in children. For additional information, please go to the Inflammatory Bowel Disease section of GIKids.

 

Links

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America

NASPGHAN Foundation

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

American Academy of Pediatrics

IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.