Intra-abdominal and pelvic abscess in Crohn's disease: results of noninvasive and surgical management.

@article{Jawhari1998IntraabdominalAP,
  title={Intra-abdominal and pelvic abscess in Crohn's disease: results of noninvasive and surgical management.},
  author={Aida Jawhari and Michael A Kamm and Cheah Meng Ong and A Forbes and Clive I. Bartram and Peter R. Hawley},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          367-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND Intra-abdominal and pelvic abscesses occur in 10-30 per cent of patients with Crohn's disease. The aim of this study was to establish the clinical characteristics and outcome of patients admitted over a 4-year period with an abdominal or pelvic abscess secondary to Crohn's disease. METHODS Patients with Crohn's disease-related intra-abdominal or pelvic abscess were identified from a prospectively collected database, comprising all admissions between 1991 and 1994. Medical records… CONTINUE READING
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