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Lee: Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pediatric Age

Abstract

Inflammatory bowel disease in children shows the rising incidence with evidence of more CD than UC. So the clinical field of childhood IBD is evolving. Recognition of the rising incidence and other epidemiologic results will have important implications for diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease in children. The clinical characteristics of IBD developing in pediatric age somewhat differs from that in adult. This review had been summarized that the incidence, clinical manifestations, practical diagnosis, and utilization of non invasive disease activity index of IBD in pediatric age.

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Algorithm in differentiating inflammatory bowel disease.
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