Videos explaining Crohn's disease – common symptoms, tests, treatments & a personal story.
Crohn's disease (also known as Crohn syndrome or regional enteritis) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. It's a chronic (long-term) condition which leads to inflammation of the digestive system lining.
Crohn's disease – Joseph's story
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disease of the gut. Joseph Barr describes his experience of the condition, including the tests, symptoms and treatment.
What is Crohn's disease?
'This animation describes the cause, symptoms, and factors in the development of Crohn's disease, a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).'
(You and IBD, 2012)
Treatment of Crohn's disease
'Laura Raffals, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, discusses treatment options available to patients with Crohn's disease.'
(Mayo Clinic, 2013)