Evaluation of oral budesonide for treatment of mild and moderate exacerbations of Crohn's disease in children.

@article{Levine2002EvaluationOO,
  title={Evaluation of oral budesonide for treatment of mild and moderate exacerbations of Crohn's disease in children.},
  author={Arie Levine and Efrat Broide and Michal Stein and Yoram Bujanover and Zvi Weizman and Gabriel Dinari and Avi Pacht and Diane M. Branski and Ilan Zahavi},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2002},
  volume={140 1},
  pages={
          75-80
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Oral budesonide has been found to be efficacious for mild to moderate Crohn's disease in adults, with equal improvement rates for budesonide and prednisone. We report the results of a retrospective study of budesonide treatment in mild to moderate Crohn's disease in children. STUDY DESIGN Charts of patients treated with budesonide (n = 62) with a pediatric Crohn's Disease Activity Index of 12.5 to 40 were compared with a cohort of 58 age-matched patients treated with prednisone… CONTINUE READING
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