Dietary Protein-Induced Proctocolitis in Childhood

@article{Ravelli2008DietaryPP,
  title={Dietary Protein-Induced Proctocolitis in Childhood},
  author={Alberto M. Ravelli and Vincenzo Villanacci and Sara Chiappa and Stefania Bolognini and Stefania Manenti and Maurizio Fuoti},
  journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2008},
  volume={103},
  pages={2605-2612}
}
Cow's milk protein-induced proctocolitis presents with overt rectal bleeding in otherwise healthy infants and is characterized by an eosinophilic infiltrate of the left colonic mucosa. Although it is the most common cause of proctocolitis in infancy, dietary protein-induced proctocolitis had hardly ever been reported in childhood so far. We hereby report 16… CONTINUE READING