Case 23

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 23

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A 32-year-old woman with a history of Crohn’s disease asked for advice about a planned pregnancy. The history of Crohn’s is complex and includes: • an ileal resection for small bowel Crohn’s disease at 23 years of age • three flares in the past 2 years that had resolved with budesonide and azathioprine • two perianal fistulae that had required seton insertion a year ago.

Chapter.  1484 words. 

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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