Is Crohn's disease rare in India?

  title={Is Crohn's disease rare in India?},
  author={Cannanore Ganesh Pai and G K Khandige},
  journal={Indian journal of gastroenterology : official journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology},
  volume={19 1},
BACKGROUND Crohn's disease (CD) is believed to be rare in India. OBJECTIVE To analyze the data pertaining to patients with CD seen in a tertiary referral center. METHODS Data on patients with chronic inflammatory bowel disease attending our Unit over a 5-year period were analyzed. The diagnosis of CD was established by the presence of characteristic segmental bowel involvement, consistent histological picture, exclusion of infectious causes, relapsing nature of the disease, response to… CONTINUE READING
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