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Crohn’s disease (CD) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) where one or more parts of a child’s intestinal tract become inflamed. Crohn’s disease is a chronic — but highly manageable — disease.
While Crohn’s is more commonly diagnosed in young adults, it does affect children as well.
Some important facts about Crohn’s in children and teens:
Our clinicians provide a range of services and support for children and teenagers with Crohn's disease:
Boston Children’s Hospital is the #1 ranked pediatric gastroenterology department (U.S. News & World Report), which includes a dedicated team of doctors and specialists in the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center.
Our world-class care team helps children by providing individualized treatment plans and access to more specialized care than any other hospital. We see approximately 2,500 children each year, and our work is guided by our belief that children and young adults with IBD can live a happy and unhindered life. We care for children in Boston and in our many locations in Massachusetts.
As a leading referral center for pediatric IBD, our Center is committed to discovering the causes of, and improving the treatments for, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”