Erythema ab igne and Crohn's disease

Tighe, Mark P., Morenas, R.A., Afzal, N.A. and Beattie, R.M. (2008) Erythema ab igne and Crohn's disease. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 93, (5), 389-389. (doi:10.1136/adc.2008.137968 ).


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This 13-year-old boy presented with a 2-month history of abdominal pain, bloody diarrhoea and weight loss (10 kg). On examination, he was wasted and had a non-tender, reticular, macular, pigmented rash on his anterior abdominal wall (fig 1). He attributed the rash to frequent use of a hot water bottle, which had helped to settle his pain. Inflammatory markers were raised, …

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0003-9888 (print)
1468-2044 (electronic)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Developmental Origins of Health and Disease
ePrint ID: 152499
Date Deposited: 14 May 2010 13:54
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:11

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