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Table 2 Disease distribution of diagnostic colonoscopies

From: Current role of colonoscopy in infants and young children: a multicenter study

  n = 275
EGIDs 63 (23%)
IBD 51 (19%)
Normal 41 (15%)
Polyps/Polyposis 38 (14%)
Nonspecific Colitis 36 (13%)
Hemorrhoid/MPS 13 (4.7%)
Lymphangiectasis 5 (1.8%)
IgA vasculitis 4 (1.5%)
Others* 24 (8.7%)
Normal 41 (15%)
  1. EGIDs eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (including gastrointestinal allergy), IBD inflammatory bowel diseases, MPS mucosal prolapse syndrome
  2. * “Others” refers to diseases identified in fewer than two children