[Urinary excretion of phenol in Crohn disease during total parenteral nutrition].

Urinary phenol is a product of dietary tyrosine metabolism generated in the gut by bacteria. In our previous study we found in 42 patients with Crohn's disease a significantly higher level of urinary phenol in terminal ileitis and ileal resection when compared with Crohn's segmental colitis. Urinary phenol is believed to be extensively influenced by diet… CONTINUE READING