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Axillary artery occlusion as a presenting feature of Crohn's disease.
  1. R. A. Sheehan-Dare,
  2. M. J. Goodfield,
  3. P. D. Wilson,
  4. N. R. Rowell
  1. Department of Dermatology, Leeds General Infirmary, UK.


    A 20 year old Caucasian woman with Crohn's disease is described in whom axillary artery occlusion due to arteritis dominated the clinical picture. This case demonstrates that isolated large vessel arteritis can be an unusual feature of Crohn's disease. Crohn's disease should be considered in any patient presenting with a large vessel arteritis.

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