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Perianal Crohn's Disease Activity Index (PCDAI) of the McMaster IBD Study Group

Purpose:

To evaluate the extent of perianal involvement in a patient with Crohn's disease using the Crohn's Disease Perianal Activity Index.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disease progression

ICD-10:

K50

Description:

The Perianal Crohn's Disease Activity Index can be used to evaluate a patient with Crohn's Disease showing perianal involvement. It can be used to monitor the response of the patient to therapeutic intervention. The authors are from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.

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