"Crohn Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A chronic transmural inflammation that may involve any part of the DIGESTIVE TRACT from MOUTH to ANUS, mostly found in the ILEUM, the CECUM, and the COLON. In Crohn disease, the inflammation, extending through the intestinal wall from the MUCOSA to the serosa, is characteristically asymmetric and segmental. Epithelioid GRANULOMAS may be seen in some patients.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Crohn Disease".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Crohn Disease".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Crohn Disease" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Crohn Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publication.