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Non-fatal portal pyaemia complicating Crohn's disease of the terminal ileum.
  1. H al-Jahdali,
  2. C Pon,
  3. W G Thompson,
  4. F R Matzinger
  1. Division of Gastroenterology, Ottawa Civic Hospital, Canada.


    A 40 year old woman with known Crohn's disease of the ileum but no abscess was found to have hepatic portal venous gas by computed tomography. Aggressive antibiotic treatment led to recovery and the ileum was resected two weeks later.

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