Granulomatous osteonecrosis in Crohn's disease.

  title={Granulomatous osteonecrosis in Crohn's disease.},
  author={Hugh James Freeman and David Owen and Mario Millan},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  volume={14 11},
A 25-year-old white woman was diagnosed with Crohn's disease involving the small and large intestines. She had a complex clinical course that required treatment with multiple pharmacological agents, including intravenous, oral and rectal corticosteroids. She also received parenteral nutrition with lipid emulsions. Finally, repeated intestinal resections and drainage of perianal abscesses were required. Her disease was complicated by gallstones, urolithiasis and hip pain. After osteonecrosis was… CONTINUE READING
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