TITLE

EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT: An unusual complication of Crohn's colitis

AUTHOR(S)
Thethy, S. S.; Potter, M. A.
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Jun2005, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p768
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a quiz related to the diagnosis of a case study of a 58 year old woman with Crohn's disease who was admitted to the hospital with malaise, rigors, bloody diarrhoea, and a vague perianal pain. Her Crohn's disease was previously well controlled on mesalazine, with few exacerbations and no admissions to hospital. Routine colonoscopy three months previously had shown no active disease. At admission, her temperature was 39.9°C, blood pressure 90/60 mm Hg, and pulse rate 110/minute. Physical examination was unremarkable with no evidence of perianal sepsis.
ACCESSION #
17176770

 

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