That's my take on it too. I think it's more autoimmune than anything else; that's why a lot of the MS drugs are used for Crohn's. I hope and pray that they'll find something that really works befoe our son ends up needing surgery because of it.
Breast Cancer at 36. Diagnosed in 2000. Bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction.
Total colectomy in September 2007 for colonic inertia.
Son diagnosed with Crohn's and UC at 17 (now 20). Taking Asacol and 6MP with Prednisone and Rowasa added during flareups.
Husband HLA B27 postive with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.