Thirty-three patients (42.9%) were males and 44 (57.1%) were females. The mean annual incidence of the disease over the first 10 years was 0.0000 and 1.0 000 over the last 10 years with a total mean annual incidence of 0.0000 over the last 20 years.
Age ranged from 11-70 years (mean of 25.3 ± 11.3 years). The chief clinical features included abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, anorexia, rectal bleeding and palpable mass.
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The unwanted effects often improve as your body adjusts to the new medicine, but speak with your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following continue or become troublesome. If you suspect that someone might have swallowed some the ointment by accident, go to the accident and emergency department of your local hospital. If you are having an operation or dental treatment, please remember to tell the person carrying out the treatment which medicines you are taking/using. Take them to your local pharmacy which will dispose of them for you.
Relaxing this muscle increases the flow of blood to the area, which eases pain.
It can be helpful where other treatments have not been effective.
Slight increase in mortality plays significant demands upon healthcare resources[1,2].
The files of these patients were thoroughly reviewed from the time when the diagnosis of Crohn’s disease was made based on history, colonoscopic findings, colonic biopsies, small bowel enema and CT scan of abdomen up to the date of each patient’s last follow-up.
Significant data collected included epidemiological points of Crohn’s disease patients, age and gender at presentation, smoking history, the common clinical features of the disease, diagnostic modalities used for confirmation of the disease and their corresponding results, laboratory tests at initial and last visits, current status of the patient, treatment protocols used, their responses to treatment and outcome of management.
Epidemiological studies have shown that Crohn’s disease tends to increase[3-5].
These may be due to improvement of diagnostic procedures and practices and increasing awareness of the disease.