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Case 39

Joel David, Anne Miller, Anushka Soni and Lyn Williamson

in Oxford Case Histories in Rheumatology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199587506
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753442 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199587506.003.0039

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 39

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A 35-year-old Caucasian male was referred to the rheumatology clinic with a 1-month history of knee and ankle pain, which had resolved by the time he was seen. He had previously been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, requiring total colectomy in which a section of the small bowel, including the terminal ileum, had been resected to form an ileo-anal pouch anastomosis. He subsequently had recurrent episodes of pouchitis which were treated with steroids and antibiotics. Six years later he developed florid mouth ulceration.

Chapter.  1729 words. 

Subjects: Rheumatology

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