Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
First published: 27 April 2017
A. Coughlan, R. Wylde, L. Lafferty, S. Quinn, A. Broderick, B. Bourke, S. Hussey
Background: The incidence of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease diagnosed before age 10 years is reportedly increasing, but national data are limited.
Aim: To characterise the epidemiology, phenotype and clinical outcomes of children diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease before age 10 years, and compare with data from children diagnosed aged 10-16 years.