Pneumocystis pneumonia complicating immunosuppressive therapy in Crohns disease: A preventable problem?


We report the case of a 76-year-old man who presented with moderate active Crohn's colitis that was refractory to high-dose corticosteroids, mesalazine and 6-mercaptopurine. He subsequently received a trial of infliximab with poor response and was diagnosed with cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis, improving on antiviral therapy. Three weeks into treatment he… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/flgastro-2014-100458