The risk of developing Crohn's disease after an appendectomy: a population-based cohort study in Sweden and Denmark.

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BACKGROUND The relationship between appendectomy and Crohn's disease is controversial. A Swedish-Danish cohort study was conducted to assess the risk of developing Crohn's disease after an appendectomy. METHODS 709 353 appendectomy patients in Sweden (since 1964) and Denmark (since 1977) were followed for first hospitalisations for Crohn's disease to 2004… (More)

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