Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.
Crohn's disease is when there is redness, swelling (inflammation), and sores along the digestive tract. Learn more about this condition.
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in which the lining of the large intestine (colon or bowel) and rectum becomes inflamed.