Granulomatous bronchiolitis with necrobiotic pulmonary nodules in Crohn's disease.

@article{Freeman2004GranulomatousBW,
  title={Granulomatous bronchiolitis with necrobiotic pulmonary nodules in Crohn's disease.},
  author={HarryM. Freeman and Jennifer Elizabeth Davis and Marcia E Prest and Edward J Lawson},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 11},
  pages={
          687-90
        }
}
A 37-year-old man with extensive Crohn's disease of the stomach, small and large intestine for almost a decade developed respiratory symptoms and radiological findings suggestive of pneumonia that failed to resolve with antibiotic treatment. Computed tomography scanning of his lungs showed extensive changes with cavitated parenchymal nodules. Histological evaluation of an open lung biopsy showed granulomatous bronchiolitis and pulmonary necrobiosis. Treatment with steroids and immunosuppression… CONTINUE READING

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