Cutaneous Crohns Disease

At the time of diagnosis of intestinal CD, examination of the anus shows anal or perianal lesions in about one-quarter of patients. Later on, up to half of patients eventually develop perianal lesions. Those lesions are more frequent when CD involves the distal part of the colon and rectum, but may be associated with ileal disease without colonic involvement, and also may precede for years the development of intestinal lesions. Recent data identified a new variant gene OCTN (organic cation transporter) associated with perianal and fistulizing CD. This gene is located on the locus of IBD-5.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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