Which indices are used to assess disease activity in adults with Crohn disease?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
  • Print

Other activity indices and their parameters used for clinical and research purposes include the following:

  • HBI – General well-being, abdominal pain, number of liquid stools per day, presence of abdominal masses, and complications or EIMs

  • Seo index – General well-being, amount of blood in stool, number of bowel movements during the day and the night, urgency of defecation, and number of extracolonic manifestations

  • Perianal Crohn Disease Index (PDAI) – Perianal discharge, pain with restriction of daily activities, restriction of sexual activity, physician scoring of the type and number of perianal disease, and presence of induration

  • Fistula Drainage Assessment – Fistula healing, ranging from heavy drainage or abscess to complete closure

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!