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Clinical disease activity and endoscopic severity correlate poorly in children newly diagnosed with Crohn's Disease.

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Summary of "Clinical disease activity and endoscopic severity correlate poorly in children newly diagnosed with Crohn's Disease."

/Aims: Treatment goals in Crohn's disease (CD) have evolved to target mucosal healing. There is now a drive to determine if non-invasive measures can adequately identify the attainment and persistence of this goal. Currently, data describing the relationship between clinical indices and endoscopic appearance in pediatric Crohn's disease (CD) are sparse. Our aim was to compare endoscopic severity with the weighted Pediatric Crohn's Disease Activity Index (wPCDAI) in children with newly diagnosed CD.

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Name: Gastrointestinal endoscopy
ISSN: 1097-6779
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