[Amyloidosis in Crohn disease. Case reports and review of the literature].

@article{Gries1989AmyloidosisIC,
  title={[Amyloidosis in Crohn disease. Case reports and review of the literature].},
  author={E. A. Gries and Manfred Vincenz Singer and Harald Goebell},
  journal={Medizinische Klinik},
  year={1989},
  volume={84 2},
  pages={65-71}
}
A review of the literature on Crohn's disease with secondary amyloidosis and four own case reports are presented. At least 1% of patients with Crohn's disease develop amyloidosis. The extent of the inflammatory bowel disease seems to have an influence on the occurrence of amyloidosis. The survival time of 40 out of 72 patients was 2.1 years after the onset… CONTINUE READING