Intra-abdominal and pelvic abscess in Crohn's disease: results of noninvasive and surgical management

A Jawhari, M A Kamm, C Ong, A Forbes, C I Bartram, P R Hawley

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Abstract

Intra-abdominal and pelvic abscesses occur in 10-30 per cent of patients with Crohn's disease. The aim of this study was to establish the clinical characteristics and outcome of patients admitted over a 4-year period with an abdominal or pelvic abscess secondary to Crohn's disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)367-371
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Volume85
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1998

Keywords

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abscess
  • Adult
  • Age of Onset
  • Aged
  • Crohn Disease
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Pelvis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Psoas Abscess
  • Recurrence
  • Staphylococcal Infections

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