Amyloidosis Associated with Crohn's Disease

Mir-Madjlessi, Seid Hossein; Brown, Charles H.; Hawk, William A.
December 1972
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1972, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p563
Academic Journal
Presents case reports that analyze the association of amyloidosis with Crohn's disease. Evaluation of a male Greek with swelling abdomen and ankles, diffuse myalgias and epistaxies; Complaint of a white male with ulcerative colitis; Detection of a perineal fistula and a lump in the left scrotum of a white male.


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