Geographic origins of Jewish patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Abstract

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are more common among Jews than among non-Jews. Despite the existence of studies on the prevalence and incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in relation to the continent of residence or origin, there are no studies on the specific countries of origin of Ashkenazi Jewish patients. We report here the first analysis of… (More)

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@article{Roth1989GeographicOO, title={Geographic origins of Jewish patients with inflammatory bowel disease.}, author={M. P. Roth and G. M. van Petersen and C K McElree and Eric J. Feldman and J. I. Rotter}, journal={Gastroenterology}, year={1989}, volume={97 4}, pages={900-4} }