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Volume 11 Issue 4 - 2022
Surgical Treatment of Crohn’s Disease in Children: A Review Article
Volkan Sarper Erikci*
Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, İzmir Faculty of Medicine, Sağlık Bilimleri University, İzmir Tepecik Health and Research Center, İzmir, Turkey
*Corresponding Author: Volkan Sarper Erikci, Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatric Surgery, İzmir Faculty of Medicine, Sağlık Bilimleri University, İzmir Tepecik Health and Research Center, İzmir, Turkey.
Received: January 21, 2022; Published: March 31, 2022




Abstract

Crohn’s diease (CD) is an inflammatory bowel disease with chronic transmural inflammation of the intestinal wall. It can be observed from oral cavity to anus and it typically involves the ileum, ileocecal portions of the entire colon. Surgery still has a role in the management of this entity in children when medical treatment is unsuccessful. In this review article, when medical treatment is unseccessful, it is aimed to review the surgical treatment of CD under the light of relevant literature. During surgicala management of these children, risks and benefits of surgical options should be carefully assessed and an appropriate surgical intervention should be performed promptly in order to avoid future complications and to gain future growth of the child with an acceptable quality of life.

Keywords: Crohn’s Disease; Children; Surgical Treatment

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Citation: Volkan Sarper Erikci. “Surgical Treatment of Crohn’s Disease in Children: A Review Article”. EC Paediatrics 11.4 (2022): 117-120.

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