Crohn's disease: a ten year retrospective review at Dunedin hospitals.

Based on strictly defined criteria, 48 patients were judged to have Crohn's disease in a retrospective 10 year survey of Dunedin Hospital case notes. An apparent increase in the frequency of this disease in the Otago area is documented. Age (mean 39.5 years) and sex distribution (female/male:1.6/1) of cases and the patterns of clinical presentation are in… CONTINUE READING