Etiopathogenesis and clinical management of inflammatory bowel disease

M. Sathish Kumar, M. Sowmya, B. Srinivasa Reddy, T. Sujith, D. Eswar Tony, Y. Ragavendra, N. Ramarao

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Inflammatory bowel disease, which includes Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, is a relapsing and remitting condition characterized by chronic inflammation at various sites in the GI tract, which results in diarrhea and abdominal pain. This review summarizes the types, epidemiology, aetiology, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical signs and symptoms, complications, diagnosis and recent advances in clinical management of inflammatory bowel disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)898-901
Number of pages4
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • Crohn's Disease
  • Immunomodulating drugs
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Ulcerative colitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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