Incidence, clinical presentation and location at diagnosis of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: a prospective population-based study in northern France (1988-1999)

  • Auvin S
  • Molinie F
  • Gower-Rousseau C
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OBJECTIVE: To assess the incidence and location at diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease in children and adolescents in northern France between 1988 and 1999. METHODS: A 12-year prospective population-based study was conducted by gastroenterologists and pediatric gastroenterologists of northern France (1,312,141 children

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  • *Population Surveillance
  • Adolescent
  • Child
  • Colitis
  • Colon/*pathology
  • Crohn Disease/epidemiology/pathology
  • Female
  • France/epidemiology
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Infant
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases/*epidemiology/*patholo
  • Intestine
  • Longitudinal Studies
  • Male
  • Newborn
  • Odds Ratio
  • Preschool
  • Prospective Studies
  • Small/*pathology
  • Ulcerative/epidemiology/pathology

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  • Stéphane Auvin

  • F Molinie

  • Corinne Gower-Rousseau

  • Franck Brazier

  • Véronique Merle

  • Bruno Grandbastien

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