Korean J Gastroenterol.  2021 May;77(5):241-247. 10.4166/kjg.2021.064.

How Should We Do Different Approach to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Gender Difference?

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  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

Abstract

Although not as prominent, there are gender/sex differences in incidence/prevalence, clinical manifestation and disease course, comorbidities, therapeutic response, and patients coping strategy to the disease of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In this review, current knowledge about gender-specific differences in IBD would be provided and how to apply this in clinical practice be discussed.

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Inflammatory bowel diseases; Sex; Gender difference
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