Crohn’s Disease in Children: Diagnostic Problems and Procedures
Crohn’s disease [CD] is a rare condition for the pediatrician to meet and CD in childhood is likely to be misdiagnosed as ulcerative colitis [UC]. Management and prognosis are different in CD and in UC and early diagnosis may enhance the results of initial medical treatment. The aim of the present study is to evaluate which clinical symptoms and laboratory data contribute to early suspicion and diagnosis.
KeywordsUlcerative Colitis Breath Test Perianal Fistula Hydrogen Breath Test Ileal Disease
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