Metastatic Crohn's disease responding to metronidazole.

  title={Metastatic Crohn's disease responding to metronidazole.},
  author={P M Duhra and Catherine J. Morrison Paul},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={119 1},
Metastatic Crohn's disease is a rare cutaneous manifestation of intestinal Crohn's disease, for which existing treatment is unsatisfactory. We report a case of perianal and vulval Crohn's disease which cleared completely on a 4-month course of metronidazole without adverse effects. The patient remained in remission I year later. The merits of long-term treatment with metronidazole are discussed. 

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