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Study identifies immune cells critical for the development of fibrosis in Crohn’s disease.

It is known that patients with Crohn’s disease have uncontrolled inflammation in their gut, which can lead to intestinal fibrosis and narrowing that can slow or block the movement of food. When fibrosis occurs, surgical intervention is required to restore proper digestion; repeated surgeries are not uncommon in Crohn’s patients.  Now, a study from researchers at the University of British

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