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Elemental diet in acute Crohn's disease
  1. C Ó'Moráin,
  2. A M Segal,
  3. A J Levi,
  4. H B Valman


    Fifteen patients with acute Crohn's disease aged between 6 and 20 years were given an elemental diet. One patient received it by nasogastric tube and another would not tolerate it. All 14 patients have been reviewed for periods of between 1 and 3 years. An elemental diet appears to be a safe and effective method of inducing a remission in acute Crohn's disease.

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