Clinical utility of the assessment of fecal calprotectin in Leśniowski-Crohn's disease.

@article{Eder2008ClinicalUO,
  title={Clinical utility of the assessment of fecal calprotectin in Leśniowski-Crohn's disease.},
  author={Piotr Eder and Kamila Stawczyk-Eder and Iwona Krela-Kaźmierczak and Krzysztof Linke},
  journal={Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej},
  year={2008},
  volume={118 11},
  pages={622-6}
}
INTRODUCTION From the epidemiological point of view, Leśniowski-Crohn's disease (CD) has become an important medical problem. It is essential to differentiate CD from functional disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, first of all, from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). There are no simple, non-invasive tests available which could help to identify patients with common symptoms such as abdominal pain or diarrhea who should be referred for further evaluation, including endoscopy. OBJECTIVES The… CONTINUE READING

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