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Down's syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease: is there a real link?

  title={Down's syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease: is there a real link?},
  author={Raquel Souto-Rodr{\'i}guez and Manuel Barreiro-de-Acosta and Juan Enrique Dom{\'i}nguez-Mu{\~n}oz},
  journal={Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas : organo oficial de la Sociedad Espanola de Patologia Digestiva},
  volume={106 3},
Down's syndrome (DS) is a genetic disease that has been associated with several immune and autoimmune diseases, including digestive and liver diseases, like celiac disease, autoimmune chronic hepatitis and sclerosing cholangitis.Despite in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pathogenesis, genetics and immune mechanism play an important role, the association among DS and IBD has been poorly studied. Data about IBD diagnosis in DS patients is very scarce with only some individual case-reports. We… 

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