Latent pulmonary function abnormalities in children with Crohn's disease.

  title={Latent pulmonary function abnormalities in children with Crohn's disease.},
  author={Anne A Boerema-De Munck and D Murciano and Ren{\'e} Pariente and Jean Paul C{\'e}zard and Juan Navarro},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={8 3},
Recently, latent pulmonary involvement has been described in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease. It is unknown, however, whether this also occurs in children, and whether the pulmonary abnormalities differ between the acute phase and remission. The incidence of pulmonary abnormalities has been investigated in 26 children with acute or quiescent Crohn's disease in terms of the following parameters: clinical pulmonary symptoms, chest roentgenograms and pulmonary function tests… CONTINUE READING


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