Early-onset Crohn ’ s disease is a risk factor for smaller final height

  • Denise Herzoga, Nicolas Fournierb, +7 authors Christian Braeggerd
  • Published 2014
Results Male patients with prepubertal onset of Crohn’s disease (CD) had significantly lower final height (mean 172±6 cm, range 161–182) compared with men with pubertal (179±6 cm, 161–192) or adult (178±7 cm, 162–200) age at onset and the general population (178±7 cm, 142–204). Height z-scores standardized against heights of the normal population were… CONTINUE READING