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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
The term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two disorders that involve inflammation of the intestines:
. These are each discussed in their own articles.
Another condition called
irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
is sometimes confused with IBD. However, IBS is a less serious illness that does not involve inflammation.