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

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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)
JournalPractical Gastroenterology
Volume30
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2006

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Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Pediatrics
Growth
Cytokines
Population

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Growth failure in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease : Prevalence, risk factors, and treatment. / Faubion, William Alvis; Tung, Jeanne.

In: Practical Gastroenterology, Vol. 30, No. 1, 01.2006.

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