GUT TUTORIAL.....: Crohn's or abdominal tuberculosis?
- Sulfasalazine--Induced Lupus Syndrome in a Patient with Crohn's Disease. Carr-Locke, D. L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1982, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p614
The case is described of a young woman with Crohn's disease of the rectum and terminal ileum in whom systemic lupus erythematosus syndrome was diagnosed after 3 yr of symptoms and 4 yr treatment with sulfasalazine. Polyarthrolgias and pleuritic chest pains resolved and leucopenia anemia, and...
- Research brief: Crohn's mistaken for anorexia. // GP: General Practitioner;3/25/2005, p5
The article informs that Crohn's disease could be misdiagnosed as anorexia nervosa in very thin children and adolescents, thus delaying treatment.
- Crohn's Disease of the Vulva. Schulman, David; Beck, Lucy S.; Roberts, Ingram M.; Schwartz, Arnold M. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1987, Vol. 82 Issue 12, p1328
Vulvar involvement is an uncommon extraintestinal manifestation of Crohn's disease. A case of "metastatic" vulvar Crohn's disease occurring in a 23-yr-old woman, status post-ileocolectomy, is described. The diagnosis was established by vulvar punch biopsy, and a therapeutic response was achieved...
- SMALL BOWEL BARIUM STUDY SHOULD BE AVOIDED AFTER A NORMAL ILEOSCOPY AND TERMINAL ILEUM BIOPSY AND AN UNREMARKABLE COLONOSCOPY. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA80
Small bowel barium study (SBBS) is the standard way of imaging the small intestine in order to exclude or establish the diagnosis of Crohn's enteritis. However, the yield is generally low and the radiation exposure not insignificant. Furthermore, the most frequent site of inflammation in such...
- Operative Management of an Unusual Case of Regional Enteritis with Duodenal Involvement. Abourjaily, Georges S.; Carroll, Mitchell; Maher, Ellen // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1969, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p55
Presents a case report which illustrated the presence of regional enteritis in a patient with duodenal obstruction. Symptoms of regional enteritis; Diagnosis of the disease; Methods for treating the disease.
- Acute ileitis. Morain, C.Q. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/24/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6299, p1075
Focuses on the distinction of acute ileitis from Crohn's disease. Cause of acute terminal ileitis; Relation of fistula formation in Crohn's disease to the severity of the disease in the ileum; Procedures to the diagnosis of Crohn's disease.
- Crohn Disease. Dworken, Harvey J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug84, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p258
Discusses Crohn disease. Findings of a study that dealt with the association between Crohn disease, psychiatric disabilities and personality types; Organisms that might rarely produce a form of chronic colitis that are vaguely suggestive of Crohn disease; Treatment of patients with Crohn disease.
- Management of Crohn's disease. Rampton, David S. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/04/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7223, p1480
Reviews the management of adults with common presentations of Crohn's disease. Aetiopathogenesis of Crohn's disease; Treatment of active ileocaecal Crohn's disease and other common active presentations; Maintenance of remission of Crohn's disease.
- Miliary Crohn's Disease. Werlin, Steven L.; Glicklich, Marvin // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1981, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p48
Miliary Crohn's disease, an unusual variant of Crohn's disease, must be distinguished from lymphoma and tuberculosis. We present a patient with this entity and offer suggestions to the diagnostic approach to a nodular lesion in the small bowel.