TITLE

Images in Thorax: Bronchorrhoea complicating inflammatory bowel disease

AUTHOR(S)
Jain, R.; Scheurich, D.; Lindberg, G. M.; Girod, C. E.
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Nov2006, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p1014
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the diagnosis of a 25 year old Hispanic man with pulmonary manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease. The patient has a three-year history of ulcerative colitis, and has a productive cough. Clinical examination showed coarse crackles at the lung bases and a prolonged expiratory phase. Bronchoscopic test revealed diffuse purulent secretions at his major airways. Pulmonary manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease is rare and has a variety of clinical presentations.
ACCESSION #
23259090

 

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