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Metastatic Crohn Disease: Clearance with Metronidazole

A 59-year-old white man presented with a 1-month history of a mildly itchy rash on his arms, upper thighs, and back that began shortly after clearing brush around the exterior of his house. A physical examination revealed erythematous papules and … Continue reading

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National Cooperative Crohn’s Disease Study: Results of Drug Treatment

Summers RW, Switz DM, Sessions JT Jr, Becktel JM, Best WR, Kern F Jr, Singleton JW. The response of active and quiescent Crohn’s disease to prednisone, sulfasalazine, or azathioprine has been studied in 569 patients in a placebo-controlled, randomized, multicenter … Continue reading

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Tumor Necrosis Factor For Crohn’s Disease Study

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disorder characterized by patchy granulomatous inflammation of any part of the gastrointestinal tract.1 Patients have a spectrum of clinical features, with great variation in the course of the disease. Mesalamine is considered first-line therapy. … Continue reading

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