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In disguise as an acute flare: an unusual differential diagnosis of Crohn’s disease
  1. J G Albert1,2,
  2. F S Gittinger2,
  3. M Hainz3,
  4. C Lübbert2
  1. 1
    Department of Medicine I, J.-W.-Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
  2. 2
    First Department of Medicine, Martin-Luther-University, Halle (Saale), Germany
  3. 3
    Department of Pathology, Martin-Luther-University, Halle (Saale), Germany
  1. Dr J G Albert, Department of Medicine I, J-W-Goethe University Frankfurt, D-60590 Frankfurt/Main, Germany; joerg.albert{at}kgu.de

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CLINICAL PRESENTATION

This 33-year-old man presented to our outpatient clinic with acute watery diarrhoea and abdominal cramps of 3 days duration suggesting an acute flare of Crohn’s disease. The disease had been diagnosed 3 years previously with terminal ileitis and was treated with temporary prednisolone and azathioprine …

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