Volume 24, Issue 3 (Autumn 2000)                   Research in Medicine 2000, 24(3): 171-176 | Back to browse issues page

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Aghazadeh R, Ameli Alavi M. Review of Crohn's Disease in 14 Years at Taleghani and Day General Hospital. Research in Medicine. 2000; 24 (3) :171-176
URL: http://pejouhesh.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-2213-en.html
Internal Department, Taleghani Hospital, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Thid article is a retrospective study on 37 patients with Crohn's disease, who have been admitted at Taleghani and Day general hospital during the past 14 years. This chronic inflammatory disease of gastrointestinal tract which is common in western world, had been rare in eastern countries including Iran until 30 years ago.
The object of this study is to show the increasing incidence of Crohn's disease in Iran during the past decades. Despite some similarities, we have found differences in our patients including sex distribution and gut involvement pattern. According to the writers point of view this differences are due to the small number of evaluated patients in this study. Increased incidence of Crohn' s disease in Iran is probably due to life style and diet modification, which are secondary to industrialization of the society.
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Type of Study: Original | Subject: Interdisciplinary (Educational Management, Educational research, Statistics, Medical education
Received: 2020/02/17 | Accepted: 2020/02/17 | Published: 2020/02/17

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