What is the global prevalence of pediatric Crohn disease?

Updated: Oct 23, 2018
  • Author: Andrew B Grossman, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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The rate of Crohn disease in Europe and Canada is 2.1-3.7 cases per 100,000 population, and rates are somewhat higher in northern regions than southern regions. Crohn disease is rare in Africa, Asia, and South America.


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