Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 59, issue 13, P1182-1190 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820941202 View full text
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Lana Ivković, Iva Hojsak, Ivana Trivić, Sara Sila, Pero Hrabač, Vlatka Konjik, Irena Senečić-Čala, Goran Palčevski, Ranka Despot, Orjena Žaja, Sanja Kolaček

Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine the annual incidence and geographic distribution of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in Croatia. This is a prospective, cohort, multicenter observational study based on the data obtained from the Croatian national registry for children with IBD. Children and adolescents younger than 18 years diagnosed with IBD, in time period between June 1, 2016, and May 31, 2017, were recruited. In total, 51 new cases were identified; 19 Crohn’s disease, 28 ulcerative colitis…

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