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IBD in cats: feline inflammatory bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease in cats is a gastrointestinal pathology of unknown origin. Sometimes it is accompanied by inflammation of the pancreas and/or liver. It is very important to make a correct diagnosis so as not to confuse it with other diseases and apply the appropriate treatment. Inflammatory bowel disease in cats or IBD in cats is a chronic inflammatory disease of the small intestine. It usually affects middle-aged cats (6-7 years) and older. What happens with this pathology is that inflammatory cells infiltrate the mucous layer of the intestine. The causes of IBD in cats are not clear, but several hypotheses can be deduced: An abnormal…
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