Indeterminate Colitis: A Distinctive Clinical Pattern of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children

  title={Indeterminate Colitis: A Distinctive Clinical Pattern of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children},
  author={Claudio Romano and Annalisa Famiani and Romina Gallizzi and Donatella Comito and Valeria Ferrau' and Paolo Rossi},
  pages={e1278 - e1281}
Inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis are frequently clinical conditions in children. Another clinical entity, indeterminate colitis, is considered a subgroup of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. It is generally characterized by early onset in the first years of life, and clinical behavior is rapidly progressive to pancolitis. The definition of indeterminate colitis has changed over the years, but it is usually used to identify severe colitis with… 

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