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

August 7, 2015

Therapeutic Management of Children with Very Early-Onset Bowel Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Once a medical rarity in children, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasingly common in kids today. Patients who are diagnosed with this disease at a very young age, sometimes less than 6 years old, have what is known as very early-onset IBD (VEO-IBD). Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, Michael Stephens M.D., discusses a study published in The Journal of Pediatrics, that […]

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Tags: genetic testing, IBD, immune system, Michael Stephens, The Journal of Pediatrics, VEO-IBD

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