Posted by ImproveCareNow on July 01, 2014
Lee GJ, Dotson JL, Kappelman MD, King E, Pratt JE, Colletti RB, Bistrick S, Burkam JL, Crandall WV (2014). Seasonality and pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (JPGN) 59(1), pg. 25-28.
Seasonal and geographic variations of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) exacerbations have been described in adults, with inconsistent findings. We sought to determine whether disease activity in pediatric-onset IBD is associated with a seasonal pattern.