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Necrotizing fasciitis in Crohn's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11338075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a 34-year-old woman, presenting initially with anaemia followed by sacro-iliac pain, and subsequently found to have necrotizing fasciitis complicating Crohn's disease where the organisms were introduced via a fistulous tract. It is perhaps surprising that this is not a more common complication of fistulating Crohn's disease, but we believe this is the first case report of this particular complication.
S J Panter; M G Bramble; J R Bell
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0954-691X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Publication Date:  2001 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-07     Completed Date:  2001-09-20     Revised Date:  2009-10-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000874     Medline TA:  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  429-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
South Cleveland Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Bacteroides Infections / complications*,  surgery
Crohn Disease / complications*
Fasciitis, Necrotizing / complications*,  microbiology,  surgery*

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