National Digestive Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)

A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Bowel Diversion Surgeries: Ileostomy, Colostomy, Ileoanal Reservoir, and Continent Ileostomy
Describes various bowel diversion surgeries. Includes illustrations.
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Crohn’s Disease
Provides general information about what Crohn’s disease is and how it develops. Includes information about symptoms, diagnosis, potential complications, and treatment.
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Ostomy (from MedlinePlus)
Describes ostomy, or surgery to create an opening (stoma) from an area inside the body to the outside.

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What I need to know about Crohn’s Disease
Defines Crohn’s disease and describes common symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, complications, and treatment.
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Lo que usted debe saber sobre la enfermedad de Crohn
Define la enfermedad de Crohn y describe los síntomas comunes, los factores de riesgo, el diagnóstico, las complicaciones y el tratamiento.
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The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

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