Complications of Crohn's Disease

Eye Problems
Eye complications occur in about 5 percent of people with Crohn's disease. These include:
 
  • Iritis (inflammation of the colored part of the eyes)
  • Uveitis (inflammation of the middle layer of the eye)
  • Episcleritis (inflammation of the white part of the eyes).
     
Other Crohn's Disease Complications
Other complications associated with this disease include:
 
  • Kidney stones
  • Gallstones
  • Other diseases of the liver and bile duct system, including:

 

    • Pericholangitis
    • Sclerosing cholangitis
    • Bile duct cancer
    • Hepatitis
    • Cirrhosis.
 
Some of these problems resolve during treatment for Crohn's disease, but some must be treated separately.
 

Crohn's Disease Information

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