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Cyclooxygenase 2 selective inhibitor induced bowel stricture: a case report
  1. O Mir,
  2. R Dhote,
  3. R Scavennec,
  4. S Ropert,
  5. B Christoforov
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Cochin Hospital, Paris V University, Paris, France
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr R Dhote
    Service de Médecine Interne 1, Hôpital Cochin, 27 Rue du faubourg, Saint-Jacques 75674, Paris Cedex 14, France;

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Several reports have mentioned the role of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) in inducing diaphragm disease and strictures in the small and large bowel.1–3 To our knowledge, there is no such report in patients treated with cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) selective inhibitors.

We report the case of a 55 year …

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