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A Rare Presentation of Crohn's Disease

Bhat, Sriram M and M, Ashfaque and K, Balu and J, Madhusudhanan and RK, Sendhil (2008) A Rare Presentation of Crohn's Disease. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

Free peritoneal perforation is a rare complication of Crohn's disease with a report of only 100 cases in the literature. It needs an emergency exploration and an unaware general surgeon is confounded in intraoperative decision-making. We present our experience when this rarity struck us in a district hospital and briefly review the guidelines of optimal management of this complication of Crohn's disease.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Free perforation, Crohn's disease, Ileal perforation
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:5936
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:25 Feb 2008 22:41
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:57

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