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Titre du document / Document title

Ciatalgia secundaria a absceso presacro como primera manifestaciÓn de la enfermedad de Crohn = Sciatica secondary to a presacral abscess as the first manifestation of Crohn's disease

Auteur(s) / Author(s)

AGUILERA V. ; CALVO F. ; NOS P. ; MOLLA A. ; ESTEBANA R. ; PONCE J. ;

Résumé / Abstract

Presacral abscess is a rare musculoskeletal complication of Crohn's disease. The clinical picture is sometimes insidious and a delay in diagnosis may increase morbidity. Abdominal-pelvic computerized axial tomography (CAT) has proven to be very useful in the diagnosis of this entity, which usually requires surgical treatment. We present the case of a 22-year-old man who presented to hospital for colic-type abdominal pain of 6 months' evolution and intermittent episodes of joint pain. The patient also presented mechanical pain in the right gluteus muscle of two weeks' evolution irradiating to the posterior side of the muscle. Complementary investigations confirmed the suspected diagnosis of Crohn's disease and showed presacral abscess. Treatment was surgical.

Revue / Journal Title

Gastroenterología y hepatología    ISSN  0210-5705 

Source / Source

2002, vol. 25, no8, pp. 505-507 [3 page(s) (article)]

Langue / Language

Espagnol

Editeur / Publisher

Elsevier, Barcelona, ESPAGNE  (1978) (Revue)

Localisation / Location

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 27198, 35400010503226.0060

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