Asymptomatic inflammatory bowel disease with special reference to ulcerative colitis in apparently healthy persons

OBJECTIVE:We examined cases of asymptomatic inflammatory bowel diseases, particularly asymptomatic ulcerative colitis, which were found in apparently healthy Japanese persons who underwent general health screening.METHODS:Patients with positive immunological fecal occult blood test (IFOBT) among approximately 236,000 persons participating in the health… CONTINUE READING