Dietary Management of a Patient with Very-Early-Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease (VEO-IBD): A Case Report

Document Type : Case Report

Authors

1 Student Research Committee, Department of Clinical Nutrition, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

2 Nutrition Research Center, School of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Science, Shiraz, Iran

3 Gastroenterohepatology Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

4 Employee Cohort Study, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

10.30476/ijns.2022.94494.1178

Abstract

We presented an 18-month old female patient known as failure-to-thrive (FTT) with poor weight gain during the first postpartum weeks. After 20 days of birth, she manifested lethargy, fatigue, fever, and diarrhea and was admitted to the hospital with acute colitis and rectovaginal fistula. She was later fixed for the fistula and underwent upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, abdominopelvic sonography and colonoscopy and was eventually diagnosed with very-early-onset inflammatory bowel disease (VEO-IBD).

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