Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Máire A. Conrad, Joel R. Rosh

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Abstract

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including Crohn disease, ulcerative colitis, and IBD-unspecified, is a chronic immune-mediated condition of the gastrointestinal tract in which the goal of treatment is to induce and maintain durable remission. In pediatrics, there is a wide spectrum of presenting symptoms, but esophagogastroduodenoscopy and colonoscopy are imperative to confirming the diagnosis. Treatment goals include achieving mucosal healing of the gastrointestinal tract, reaching growth potential, limiting medication toxicities, and optimizing quality of life for all patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)577-591
Number of pages15
JournalPediatric Clinics of North America
Volume64
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

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Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Tract
Pediatrics
Digestive System Endoscopy
Colonoscopy
Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn Disease
Quality of Life
Therapeutics
Growth

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Conrad, Máire A. ; Rosh, Joel R. / Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In: Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2017 ; Vol. 64, No. 3. pp. 577-591.
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In: Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 64, No. 3, 01.06.2017, p. 577-591.

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