Incidence of Crohn's disease in Stockholm County 1955-1989.

@article{Lapidus1997IncidenceOC,
  title={Incidence of Crohn's disease in Stockholm County 1955-1989.},
  author={Annika Lapidus and O Bernell and G{\"o}ran Hellers and P G Persson and Robert L{\"o}fberg},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={480-6}
}
AIM To evaluate the incidence of Crohn's disease in Stockholm County between 1955 and 1989. METHODS A cohort of 1936 patients with Crohn's disease was retrospectively assembled. Incidence rates and changes in disease distribution were assessed. RESULTS The mean increase in incidence was 15% (95% confidence intervals 12% to 18%) per five year period with a mean annual incidence rate at 4.6/10(5) during the last two decades. The mean incidence for the entire study period was similar for men… CONTINUE READING
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