How common are extraintestinal symptoms of pediatric Crohn disease?

Updated: Oct 23, 2018
  • Author: Andrew B Grossman, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Approximately 25-35% of patients with Crohn disease have at least 1 extraintestinal manifestation, which may be diagnosed before, when, or after Crohn disease is diagnosed. These manifestations may carry prognostic importance.


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