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Slovenska pediatrija 2012; 19: 106-111


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CROHN'S DISEASE – A CASE REPORT

U. Gorjup
Klinični oddelek za gastroenterologijo, hepatologijo in nutricionistiko, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

The paper describes the case of a 15-year-old child with Crohn’s disease in whom Crohn’s disease was diagnosed during his hospital stay. Crohn’s disease and its major characteristics are described as well as the diagnostic work-up and the role of the nursing sister in dealing with a child with suspected Crohn’s disease.

Key words: Crohn’s disease, child, diagnostic work-up, nursing sister.


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