Current management of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a relatively rare condition of childhood, although the wide range of presenting complaints, scope of complications, and choices of therapy for this condition make it particularly difficult to treat in children. Novel approaches to the management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis have gained recent favor. This report summarizes the current medical and surgical management of IBD, recent advancements in clinical therapies, and particular aspects of IBD care for children.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Rice, HE; Chuang, E

Published Date

  • November 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 221 - 228

PubMed ID

  • 10573433

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1055-8586

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s1055-8586(99)70030-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States