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Familial collagenous colitis involving a 6-year old child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22398039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Collagenous colitis is a recognised cause of persistent, non-bloody, watery diarrhoea. There are few cases of collagenous colitis reported in children or occurring within families. To our knowledge, no familial cases under 14years of age have been reported previously; we describe a case of familial collagenous colitis affecting a 6-year old girl and her mother. The relevant published literature is reviewed and management is discussed. Colonic mucosal biopsies should be considered in both adults and children presenting with persistent watery diarrhoea even in the absence of any macroscopic abnormality at colonoscopy.
Authors:
Perminder S Phull; Balasubramaniam Vijayan; William M Bisset; Graeme I Murray
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-12-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Crohn's & colitis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1876-4479     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101318676     Medline TA:  J Crohns Colitis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Crown Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Gastrointestinal & Liver Service, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
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