A condition that causes inflammation of the intestines. The two most common forms of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. This animation on IBD focuses on the causes, symptoms, complications, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and self-help for the disease.
J.J. Misiewicz, FRCP, is a Consultant Physician and Honorary Joint Director of the Department of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Central Middlesex Hospital, London.
Inflammatory bowel disease