Medical Therapy for Refractory Pediatric Crohn's Disease

William A. Faubion, Athos Bousvaros

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Abstract

Crohn's disease is a common indication for referral to pediatric gastroenterology. While most patients with Crohn's disease respond to standard induction therapy, steroid-refractory or steroid-dependent disease is a frequently encountered problem. This review discusses the data existing in both the adult and pediatric literature for medical therapy of refractory pediatric Crohn's disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1199-1213
Number of pages15
JournalClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Volume4
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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