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Metastatic cutaneous Crohn's disease in children: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19840321     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Metastatic cutaneous Crohn's disease is a rare complication of Crohn's disease, especially in the pediatric population, and can present a diagnostic dilemma. Most of the reported cases of metastatic cutaneous Crohn's disease in childhood have concurrent gastrointestinal symptoms and/or perianal disease to aid in the diagnosis. We present a case of a 13 1/2-year-old girl whose initial symptom of Crohn's disease was asymptomatic labial swelling. An overview of metastatic cutaneous Crohn's disease in childhood is also provided.
Authors:
Susan Keiler; Patrice Tyson; Joan Tamburro
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2009 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-20     Completed Date:  2010-01-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  604-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, University Hospitals Case Western, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. susan.keiler@uhhospitals.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Biopsy
Colonoscopy
Crohn Disease / complications*,  pathology
Female
Humans
Skin Diseases / etiology*,  pathology
Vulvitis / etiology*,  pathology

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