Cow's milk associated rectal bleeding: a population based prospective study.

@article{Elizur2012CowsMA,
  title={Cow's milk associated rectal bleeding: a population based prospective study.},
  author={A Elizur and Michal Becker Cohen and Michael R Goldberg and Nelly Rajuan and Adi Cohen and Moshe Leshno and Yitzhak Katz},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={766-70}
}
BACKGROUND Isolated rectal bleeding in infants is often attributed to the consumption of cow's milk. However, the prevalence of this condition has not been described, and its preferred diagnostic methods and management are controversial. METHODS In a prospective population-based study following 13,019 children from birth, 21 infants with isolated rectal bleeding attributed to cow's milk protein consumption were identified. Following evaluation, parents were encouraged to resume cow's milk… CONTINUE READING
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