Burrill Bernard Crohn

Dr. Burrill B. Crohn
Burrill Bernard Crohn (June 13, 1884 – July 29, 1983 ) was an American gastroenterologist and made the first major advance to identify the disease that now bears his name.wikipedia
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Crohn's disease

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Burrill Bernard Crohn (June 13, 1884 – July 29, 1983 ) was an American gastroenterologist and made the first major advance to identify the disease that now bears his name.
The disease was named after gastroenterologist Burrill Bernard Crohn, who, in 1932, together with two other colleagues at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, described a series of patients with inflammation of the terminal ileum of the small intestine, the area most commonly affected by the illness.

Mount Sinai Hospital (Manhattan)

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Crohn first became an intern at Mount Sinai Hospital in 1907.
Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884–1983), gastroenterologist and one of the first to describe the disease of which he is the namesake, Crohn's disease.

Gastroenterology

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Burrill Bernard Crohn (June 13, 1884 – July 29, 1983 ) was an American gastroenterologist and made the first major advance to identify the disease that now bears his name.
In 1932, Burrill Bernard Crohn described Crohn's disease.

City College of New York

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Crohn received his bachelor's degree from City College of New York in 1902.

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

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He received a medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1907.

Columbia University

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He was promoted to head of gastroenterology in 1920, the same year he joined the staff of Columbia University.

JAMA (journal)

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This paper was read at a professional meeting in May 1932 and published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in October 1932.

Glasgow

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Crohn's work built on the work of Dr. Kennedy Dalziel of Glasgow into regional enteritis twenty years earlier.

Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis

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Some of Crohn's initial research into the causes of the Crohn's disease was centered around his personal conviction that it was caused by the same pathogen, a bacterium called Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (MAP), responsible for the similar condition that afflicts cattle called Johne's disease.

Paratuberculosis

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Some of Crohn's initial research into the causes of the Crohn's disease was centered around his personal conviction that it was caused by the same pathogen, a bacterium called Mycobacterium paratuberculosis (MAP), responsible for the similar condition that afflicts cattle called Johne's disease.

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However, he was unable to isolate the pathogen—most likely because M. paratuberculosis sheds its cellular wall in humans and takes the form of a spheroplast, making it virtually undetectable under an optical microscope.

Neurosis

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Crohn noted that it can be difficult for physicians to correctly differentiate neuroses from diseases of the organs.

Disease

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Crohn noted that it can be difficult for physicians to correctly differentiate neuroses from diseases of the organs.

Bernard Sachs

At Mount Sinai he worked with the neurologist Bernard Sachs (1858–1944).

American Gastroenterological Association

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He was elected president of the American Gastroenterological Association in 1932.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

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He received numerous awards and professional honors, wrote extensively for doctors and the general public, and was asked to consult on high-profile patients from all over the US and abroad, including President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956.

American Civil War

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In addition to practicing medicine, Crohn enjoyed painting and studying history of the American Civil War.

New Milford, Connecticut

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Crohn's watercolors were frequently displayed in galleries in New Milford, Connecticut.

1932 in science

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American gastroenterologist Burrill Bernard Crohn and colleagues describe a series of patients with "regional ileitis", inflammation of the terminal ileum, the area most commonly affected by the condition which will become known as Crohn's disease.

Stephen Crohn

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He was a great-nephew of Burrill Bernard Crohn, for whom Crohn's disease is named.

Burrill (disambiguation)

Burrill Bernard Crohn (1884–1983), American gastroenterologist