Differential diagnosis in ulcerative colitis in an adolescent: Chronic granulomatous disease needs extra attention

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Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a primary immune deficiency that is commonly diagnosed under the age of 5 years (95%) and is rarely seen in adulthood. CGD may manifest as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in childhood. Without proper diagnosis, these patients may be monitored for years as IBD; some may even be regarded as steroid-resistant ulcerative… (More)
DOI: 10.4291/wjgp.v8.i2.87

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@inproceedings{Kotlarz2017DifferentialDI, title={Differential diagnosis in ulcerative colitis in an adolescent: Chronic granulomatous disease needs extra attention}, author={Daniel Kotlarz and Odul Egritas Gurkan and Zehra Sule Haskologlu and Ozgur Ekinci and Aysel Aksu Unlusoy and Neslihan G{\"u}rcan Kaya and Jacek Puchalka and Cristoph Klein and Buket Dalgiç}, booktitle={World journal of gastrointestinal pathophysiology}, year={2017} }