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Korean J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec;14(Suppl 1):S34-S41. Korean.
Published online December 31, 2011.
Copyright © 2011 The Korean Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Pediatric Age
Jee Hyun Lee, M.D.
Department of Pediatrics, Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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Received November 30, 2011; Revised December 20, 2011; Accepted December 22, 2011.


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.

Keywords: Inflammatory bowel disease; Crohn's disease; Ulcerative colitis


Fig. 1
Algorithm in differentiating inflammatory bowel disease.
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