Sixty-year study of incidence of childhood ulcerative colitis finds eleven-fold increase beginning in 1990s

Vered Schildkraut, George Alex, Donald Js Cameron, Winita Hardikar, Barry Lipschitz, Mark R Oliver, Dianne M Simpson, Anthony G Catto-Smith

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Abstract

We sought to define the point at which a recently noted marked increase in the incidence of ulcerative colitis (UC) had occured in children in Victoria. Australia. A 60-year retrospective review (1950-2009) of children age 16 years or less diagnosed with UC in the state s major pediatric centers was performed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 6
Number of pages6
JournalInflammatory Bowel Diseases
Volume19
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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