Environmental risk factors in the development and evolution of inflammatory bowel disease

Noelia E. Meligrana, Rodrigo Quera, Carolina Figueroa, Patricio Ibáñez, Jaime Lubascher, Udo Kronberg, Lilian Flores, Daniela Simian

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Abstract

Environmental factors may influence the development of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and modify its natural history. The objective of this review is to evaluate current evidence about environmental factors associated with the disease. A better knowledge about the pathogenesis of the disease can lead to better treatment strategies and suggestions to prevent the disease.

Translated title of the contributionEnvironmental risk factors in the development and evolution of inflammatory bowel disease
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)212-220
Number of pages9
JournalRevista Medica de Chile
Volume147
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Feb 2019
Externally publishedYes

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