Elaine Barfield, Farah Deshmukh, Elisabeth Slighton, Jennifer Lentine, Yao Lu, Xiaoyue Ma, Paul J. Christos, Robbyn E. Sockolow, Gerald Loughlin, Sophia Pillai
Abstract: Objectives. The available literature on pulmonary disease in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease is limited. We evaluated the prevalence of pulmonary manifestations in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease and their association with disease severity. Methods. Patients completed the St. George’s Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ), a self-reported measure of quality of life in patients with pulmonary disease. Chart review provided demographic information and Pediatric Crohn’s Disease Activity Index (PCDAI) and Pe…
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