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Crohn's disease is a granulomatous systemic disorder of unknown aetiology. Obvious pulmonary involvement is exceptional. We report the case of a 33 year old woman treated with mesalazine for Crohn's disease and presenting with dyspnoea. Pulmonary function tests showed a restrictive ventilatory pattern with hypoxaemia on exertion. Chest radiography disclosed(More)
Iatrogenic pneumonias to sulphasalazine are most usually seen during the course of a haemorrhagic proctocolitis (RCH). We report a case in which a young woman was treated with 5-aminosalicylate (Pentasa) and prednisolone during an exacerbation of RCH. After 3 months of treatment the steroid therapy was stopped and the Pentasa was continued at the same dose(More)
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