Growth failure in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: Prevalence, risk factors, and treatment

William A. Faubion, Jeanne Tung

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Abstract

The causes of growth failure is multifactorial and includes decreased intake, malabsorption, stool losses, increased nutritional needs and growth inhibition caused by inflammatory cytokines and hormonal imbalances. This paper will review the detection, pathogenesis and available interventions for growth failure in this pediatric population.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14-21+25-26+29
JournalPractical Gastroenterology
Volume30
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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