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Food protein-induced proctocolitis: Is this allergic disorder a reality or a phantom in neonates?
Jin-Bok Hwang, Jeana Hong
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2013;56(12):514-518.   Published online December 20, 2013

The etiology of small and fresh rectal bleeding in neonates who are not sick is usually unknown; the only known cause is food protein-induced proctocolitis (FPIPC). It has been recently reported that FPIPC is a rare cause of rectal bleeding in newborns, and most cases have been proved to be due to idiopathic neonatal transient colitis. A recommended strategy for...

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A Clinical and Histological Study of Allergic Colitis in Infant
Jae Bok Kim, Kyung Mo Kim, Ki Soo Kim, Soo Young Pi, Yang Soon Park
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1998;41(4):521-528.   Published online April 15, 1998
Purpose : This study was done to evaluate the clinical and pathologic aspects of allergic colitis. Methods : This study evaluated 19 infants who presented with fresh blood mixed stools. Limited colonoscopy and biopsy were performed. Among the 19 infants, 13 infants were diagnosed as allergic colitis by histological findings. We analyzed the clinical and histological characteristics of 13 infants. Results : Male and female...
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