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Mahidol University Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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DOI: 10.29090/psa.2021.03.20.065Pharm Sci Asia 2021; 48(3), 204-223

Crohn’s disease: Symptoms, diagnosis, management by medical and alternative treatment

Rakesh K. Sindhu1*, Annima Goyal1, Jaya Das1, Neha.1, Sandeep Arora1

- Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Punjab, India

Crohn's Disease (CD) insinuates to chronic inflammation of the intestine where the inflammation is greatly T-cell mediated. The perception of CD at present stretch is restricted, public health inspections are carried out as it supports eminent aptitude. It’s more common in the developed countries. CD is a recurrent, dynamic and deadly infection. CD is not easy to diagnose due to the overlapping symptoms. It has been elucidated that CD commonly develops at a young age, usually before the age of 17. About 20% of the population suffering from CD is most commonly linked with family background bearing inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). This review elucidates the history, epidemiology, etiology, signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of CD for better management and to provide appropriate treatment for the disease. No permanent cure of the disease is yet known but the symptoms of the disease can be managed through medication, surgical resection and some alternative medicines for cure of this disease.


Crohn's disease; T-cells; Inflammation; Immune system; Alternative medicines

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