Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Rising and Abdominal Tuberculosis is Falling in Bangladeshis in East London, United Kingdom

@article{Tsironi2004IncidenceOI,
  title={Incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease is Rising and Abdominal Tuberculosis is Falling in Bangladeshis in East London, United Kingdom},
  author={E. Tsironi and R. Feakins and C. Roberts and D. Rampton and D. Phil.},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2004},
  volume={99},
  pages={1749-1755}
}
  • E. Tsironi, R. Feakins, +2 authors D. Phil.
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • OBJECTIVES:Ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn's disease (CD) were previously thought to be uncommon and abdominal tuberculosis (TB) common in patients from Bangladesh. We have reevaluated their incidence in Bangladeshis resident in East London.METHODS:Bangladeshis resident in Tower Hamlets presenting between 1997 and 2001 were identified from pathology, endoscopy, and medical records. Demographic, clinical, and management details were recorded. Incidences were calculated and compared with those… CONTINUE READING

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