Chapter 26. Growth Impairment in Children

  1. Derek P. Jewell,
  2. Neil J. Mortensen,
  3. A. Hillary Steinhart,
  4. John H. Pemberton and
  5. Bryan F. Warren
  1. Thomas D. Walters and
  2. Anne M. Griffiths

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch26

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walters, T. D. and Griffiths, A. M. (2008) Growth Impairment in Children, in Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Second Edition (eds D. P. Jewell, N. J. Mortensen, A. H. Steinhart, J. H. Pemberton and B. F. Warren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753170.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122344

Online ISBN: 9780470753170

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Keywords:

  • growth impairment;
  • children;
  • inflammatory bowel disease;
  • Crohn's disease;
  • pathophysiology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Normal growth and pubertal development

  • Growth in pediatric IBD

  • Facilitation of normal growth in IBD

  • Summary