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Normally, the food we eat passes from the mouth, down through the oesophagus and into the stomach, where it is churned up and digested by the stomach acids and enzymes. Figure 1: The digestive system The digested food is then…
Crohn’s disease is a chronic (persistent) inflammatory disease which can occur anywhere in the gastrointestinal tract – from the mouth to the rectum. It usually affects the rectum, colon and the lower parts of the small intestine (the terminal ileum).…