Inflammatory bowel disease in children and adolescents: recommendations for diagnosis--the Porto criteria.

@article{Escher2005InflammatoryBD,
  title={Inflammatory bowel disease in children and adolescents: recommendations for diagnosis--the Porto criteria.},
  author={Johanna C Escher and Jorge Amil Dias and Katarzyna Bochenek and Stephan Buderus and Mirjam Bueno de Mesquita and Yoram Bujanover and Hans A. Büller and Sonny K. F. Chong and Salvatore Cucchiara and John M. E. Fell and Jobst Henker and Hans Hildebrand and Jean-Pierre Hugot and Urszula Jedynak and Huw R. Jenkins and Sanja Kola{\vc}ek and Sibylle Koletzko and Izabella Lazowska and Arie Levine and Paolo Lionetti and Jan Maly and Scott Montgomery and Simon H. Murch and M. Stephen Murphy and Anders Paerregaard and Bhupinder. Sandhu and Andrew Sawczenko},
  journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition},
  year={2005},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
Ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease may present before the age of 20 years in 25% to 30% of all patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Reported incidence figures vary considerably depending on the collection of data. Multicenter, multinational collaboration is needed when studying pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. The essential first step is uniformity in the work-up and criteria used for diagnosis. The Porto diagnostic criteria presented here provide the tool that is needed. These… 

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