DISTAL Ileitus

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Mrs M
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   Posted 3/30/2009 9:00 AM (GMT -7)   
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...


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njmom
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   Posted 3/30/2009 9:15 AM (GMT -7)   

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
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