Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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December 13, 2015

New Gene Variants May Contribute to Very Early Onset IBD

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Major advances in understanding the genetic contribution to the development of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) have been achieved in the last decade. However, these studies were performed primarily in adults and in children 10 years of age and older, and did not include children with very early-onset IBD (VEO-IBD), diagnosed at younger than 5 years of age. […]

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Tags: Gastroenterology, genome-wide association studies, IBD, Konstantinos Papdakis, VEO-IBD

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