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17 Feb 2003

Crohn's Disease and Eye Infections
Could there be any relation between Crohn's and eye infections in the white part of the eye,
as the mucus membrane is affected in both cases?
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01 Jan 0001

Ricky, it’s called episcleritis and is seen in about a 1/3 of patients. It is inflammation of the connective tissue between the conjunctiva and the sclera. Let me know if you have more questions. You can also have a look at the Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group at www.ccsg.org.za. Good luck.
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