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Volumes have been written on inflammatory bowel disease and on individual components and various facets of inflammatory bowel disease, but Kirsner and Shorter have assembled here a definitive work, a splendid book on inflammatory bowel disease, without gaps or detracting overlap, a book which is gently editorialized and annotated. One reason that this excellent book can exist is simply the accumulation of knowledge concerning inflammatory bowel disease which has occurred since Crohn's colitis was distinguished from ulcerative colitis in 1960; another is the caliber of the authorities who have written the various sections; the final reason for the book's excellence
Inflammatory Bowel Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;84:112–113. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-84-1-112_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1976;84(1):112-113.
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