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Ulcerative colitis

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780198569862
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725968 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198569862.003.0044

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Ulcerative colitis

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Clinical presentations 310

Investigation 311

Clinical course 311

Management 312

25% of inflammatory bowel disease presents in childhood, 1/3 as ulcerative colitis. Presentation can occur at any age and ulcerative colitis is the commonest cause of inflammatory bowel disease in the younger child. Family history of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis is common in index cases....

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Subjects: Gastroenterology ; Paediatrics

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