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Date of Publication: 31-Oct-2018

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Management of the extraintestinal manifestations in Crohn disease

Author: Olteanu Ovidiu Andrei, Radu Cristina, Grigorescu Raluca

Category: Medical


In developing countries the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease is increasing. Crohn's disease is characterized by transmural inflammation that can affect the digestive tract at any level and may have numerous extraintestinal manifestations that affect the quality of life of the patient. We will present a patient with pancolonic Crohn's disease treated by progressive escalation of therapeutic options until administration of biological treatment. During therapy with recombinant human monoclonal antibodies in classical doses, the patient presented incomplete control of the bowel disease and developed psoriasis, a condition whose management is still incompletely elucidated by experts.

Keywords: Crohn's disease, young, extraintestinal manifestations


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