Abdominal pain (85%)
Weight loss (85%)
Rectal bleeding (50%)
Growth failure (35%)
Perianal disease (25%)
Nausea and vomiting (25%)
The goal of therapy is resolution of all symptoms in the acute phase and microscopic healing of the intestinal mucosa, steroid-free long-term remission, appropriate growth, and goo...
The morbidity of CD is high. The majority of patients experience recurring disease.
Most patients have good general health in between episodes an...
Benchimol EI, Fortinsky KJ, Gozdyra P, et al. Epidemiology of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review of international trends. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2011;17(1):...
555.9 Regional enteritis of unspecified site
555.0 Regional enteritis of small intestine
555.1 Regional enteritis of large intestine
555.2 Regional enteritis of small intestine with large intes...
Q: Should the diet of patients with CD be restricted?
A: One approach to inducing remission in active disease can be to use EEN. However, this approach can be difficult to maintain long-term and sh...
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