The clinical course of fistulating Crohn's disease.

  title={The clinical course of fistulating Crohn's disease.},
  author={Sally J. Bell and Andrew B. Williams and Paul Herman Wiesel and Kate Wilkinson and Richard Charles Cohen and M. Kamm},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  volume={17 9},
AIM To determine the clinical characteristics, management and outcome of Crohn's fistulas from the time of first presentation. METHODS Patients treated for fistulas 6 years previously were assessed for disease demographics, fistula characteristics and treatment from first presentation to final follow-up. RESULTS Eighty-seven patients with active Crohn's fistulas were evaluated. The median age was 35 years and the median duration of Crohn's disease was 8 years at study entry. Disease was… CONTINUE READING


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