PSC-IBD linked with greater growth impairments among children

Features of inflammatory bowel disease differed between children with primary sclerosing cholangitis and those without it, similar to adult patients, according to study results.“Despite the mild clinical activity of IBD in patients with PSC, lack of symptoms does not always indicate lack of mucosal inflammation,” Amanda Ricciuto, MD, FRCPC, PhD, from the division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, and colleagues wrote. “Children with PSC-IBD have greater growth impairments compared with children with ulcerativeRead More

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