Ahmad Faraz, Sina Aziz, Shafaq Shahid


OBJECTIVE: To assess the frequency of diagnosed gastrointestinal diseases in the paediatric outpatient patients of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was conducted at Paediatric unit-II of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (from February 2013 to March 2015) which is a tertiary care hospital, sample size of the study was 101, of age between 1 month to 11 years, patient admitted from ER have been excluded. All analysis was performed using SPSS 20.

RESULTS: Out of 101 patients, there were 43(48.8%) males & 45(51.2%) females, of which age range was 3.019± 0.99, 16 patients were referred to other hospitals & 13 were lost to follow up (Table 1)

CONCLUSION: the study concludes that Celiac disease & Hep B, C were the most prevalent disease in our set up where as TTG & PCR are the most frequent investigation performed.


GIT and Hepatology ,Out door patients, paediatrics


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