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Pouchitis Disease Activity Index (PDAI) of Sandborn et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with an ileoanal pouch for pouchitis using the Pouchitis Disease Activity Index of Sandborn et al.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, complications, disease progression, complication detection

ICD-10:

K91

Description:

Sandborn et al developed a Pouchitis Disease Activity Index to describe the severity of inflammation in an ileoanal pouch. This can be helpful for making the initial diagnosis and for monitoring the response to therapy.

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