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Retinal vasculitis associated with Crohn's disease.
  1. M. Garcia-Diaz,
  2. M. Mira,
  3. L. Nevado,
  4. A. Galván,
  5. A. Berenguer,
  6. J. C. Bureo
  1. Unidad de Aparato Digestivo, University Hospital Infanta Cristina, University of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain.

    Abstract

    Although systemic vasculitis can be a complication of inflammatory bowel disease at several locations (skin, eyes, brain, mesentery, and lung) the association of retinal vasculitis with Crohn's disease is rare. We studied a 26-year-old woman with biopsy-demonstrated Crohn's disease who developed a severe bilateral retinal arteritis and phlebitis, with acute loss of vision.

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