Updating the approach to Crohn's disease

Stephen B. Hanauer*

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Recognizing clinical and pathologic scenarios, rather than ordering definitive tests, is still the basis for diagnosis of Crohn's disease. Steroids, salicylates, immunomodulating agents, and surgery remain the focus of treatment. The advent of infliximab, however, offers a new therapeutic option for patients with refractory disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-94
Number of pages18
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 15 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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