Gender Differences in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

@article{Greuter2020GenderDI,
  title={Gender Differences in Inflammatory Bowel Disease},
  author={Thomas Greuter and Christine N. Manser and Val{\'e}rie E H Pittet and Stephan R. Vavricka and Luc Biedermann},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={2020},
  volume={101},
  pages={98 - 104}
}
Immune-mediated diseases typically show a female preponderance. Looking at all autoimmune diseases combined, 8 of 10 patients are females. Although not as prominent, gender differences in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have been reported for epidemiology, disease presentation, disease course and complications, medical and surgical therapies, adherence, psychosocial functioning, and psychiatric co-disorders. While for some factors evidence is rather good, for others data are conflicting… 

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