DISTAL Ileitus

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Mrs M
New Member


Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 14
   Posted 3/30/2009 10:00 AM (GMT -6)   
Please can anybody tell me if Distal Ileitus is definately the diagnosis of Crohn's disease. Just got Dr report and this is what it came back with please help. I am now in UK and seeing DR tomorrow need to be in for no surprises...


Cheers
Mrs M

njmom
Veteran Member


Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 1885
   Posted 3/30/2009 10:15 AM (GMT -6)   

Possibly, because one GI, an old timer in the field, told me they used to refer to Crohn's as "ileitis" and after checking web dictionaries via Google, it seems most of them show the phrase is synonymous with Crohn's:

ileitis /il·e·itis/ (-i´tis) inflammation of the ileum.


distal ileitis , regional ileitis Crohn's disease affecting the ileum.
 
 
If the doctor gives you a diagnosis of Crohn's, the next step is likely to be to decide upon a treatment. The CCFA website provides a good overview of the condition and key treatment options:  http://www.ccfa.org/info/?LMI=4
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, August 18, 2017 9:54 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,857,347 posts in 313,500 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 155109 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Ligal.
422 Guest(s), 3 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Oldbuddy, Girlie, ASAdvocate


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2017 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer