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Crohn's disease and the Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10203435     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 30-year-old woman with a 10-year history of recurrent bloody diarrhea and documented colitis of the descending colon, consistent with Crohn's disease, presented with an exacerbation of her gastrointestinal disease and an 18-month history of recurrent facial and genital swelling. Her course evolved to include severe ear pain, dysphagia and colonic dysmotility. She was diagnosed with Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome and treated with multiple agents. The neurological aspects of her presentation are highlighted, and the Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome is reviewed.
Authors:
A Ilnyckyj; T A Aldor; R Warrington; C N Bernstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0835-7900     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-11     Completed Date:  2000-07-11     Revised Date:  2014-01-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807867     Medline TA:  Can J Gastroenterol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  152-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Crohn Disease / complications*
Deglutition Disorders / etiology
Earache / drug therapy,  etiology
Female
Gastrointestinal Motility
Humans
Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome / complications*,  diagnosis

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