Metastasis of ulcerative colitis in peristomal skin-an extremely rare case

 
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2007 (EN)
Metastasis of ulcerative colitis in peristomal skin-an extremely rare case (EN)

Wardle, T.
Ahmed, I.
Javed, I.

Extra-intestinal complications affect 20-30% of patients with Ulcerative Colitis and contribute significantly to morbidity and mortality. While some disorders parallel the activity of the colitis, other abnormalities run a clinical course independent of the bowel disease. Cutaneous manifestations are well-recognized complications, the incidence of which varies widely but, at the time of diagnosis, the mean incidence is around 10%.1-2 We present a very unusual case in which the skin around Ileostomy stoma showed features of active ulcerative colitis many years after having proctocolectomy. Key-words: Cutaneus manifestations, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammatory bowel disease, Proctocolectomy (EN)

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Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

2007-09-10


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 20, No 3 (2007) (EN)



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