Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that can result in significant inflammation along the digestive tract. Some patients with Crohn’s disease undergo ileal resection, in which all or part of the ileum is surgically removed. Which of the following could result from ileal resection? Select TWO.
Question 9 options:
Decreased ability to breakdown triglycerides
Decreased pH in the small intestine
Decreased ability to digest and absorb proteins
Increased risk of gastroesophageal reflux