Epidemiology of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic review of international trends

@article{Benchimol2011EpidemiologyOP,
  title={Epidemiology of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease: A systematic review of international trends},
  author={Eric I. Benchimol and Kyle J Fortinsky and Peter Gozdyra and Meta van den Heuvel and Johan van Limbergen and Anne M. Griffiths},
  journal={Inflammatory Bowel Diseases},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={423–439}
}
BACKGROUND Temporal trends in the incidence of pediatric-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are controversial and a wide range of estimates have been reported worldwide. [] Key Method All included studies reported incidence or prevalence of IBD, Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC). Two authors independently completed the data extraction form for each eligible study. Choropleth maps demonstrated the international incidence of IBD, CD, and UC.

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