Inflammatory bowel disease in the older patient.


This paper presents a review of 64 patients in whom the first symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease occurred after the age of 60 years. Inflammatory bowel disease in older patients affects the large bowel much more commonly than the small bowel. The commonest variant is disease localized in the rectum and distal colon, and many of these patients have Crohn… (More)


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@article{Carr1982InflammatoryBD, title={Inflammatory bowel disease in the older patient.}, author={Nicholas D Carr and Patricia Schofield}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1982}, volume={69 4}, pages={223-5} }