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Crohn Disease in Children and Teens (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Andrew B. Grossman, MD, Clinical Fellow, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Instructor, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Coauthor(s): Petar Mamula, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Editors: Bhupinder Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine. ; Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor

Medically reviewed by: Venkatachala Mohan, MD

REFERENCES:

National Institutes of Health. Crohn's Disease.

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Monitoring Disease Activity in Pediatric IBD Patients.

Previous contributing authors and editors: Coauthor(s): Robert Baldassano, MD, Director, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania; Jonathan Markowitz, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and University of Pennsylvania; Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc. Editors: Simmy Bank, MD, MB, ChB, Chair, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; BS Anand, MD, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Baylor University College of Medicine.


Last Editorial Review: 7/9/2013

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