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Crohn’s disease of the colon. II. Controversial aspects of hemorrhage, anemia and rectal involvement in granulomatous disease involving the colon.

Related Articles Crohn’s disease of the colon. II. Controversial aspects of hemorrhage, anemia and rectal involvement in granulomatous disease involving the colon. Am J Gastroenterol. 1975 Jan;63(1):40-8 Authors: Greenstein AJ, Kark AE, Dreiling DA Abstract In 160 cases with granulomatous colitis or ileocolitis, blood was found in the stool in 72 or 45%. Massive bleeding occurred in four patients (25%); overt bleeding in 51 (32%) and occult bleeding, repeated guaiac positive stools, in 17 (11%). Thus, clinically obvious bleeding occurred in about one patient in three. Of the four patients…

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Pernicious anemia caused by Crohn’s disease of the stomach.

Related Articles Pernicious anemia caused by Crohn’s disease of the stomach. Am J Gastroenterol. 1979 Feb;71(2):202-5 Authors: Kraus J, Schneider R Abstract A patient with granulomatous gastritis is described. Two years after the presentation of his gastric disease he developed pernicious anemia. Lack of intrinsic factor production secondary to Crohn’s disease of the stomach is felt to be the cause of his Vitamin B12 malabsorption. PMID: 433904 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/433904?dopt=Abstract

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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis: report of three cases, review of the literature, and evaluation of modes of therapy.

Related Articles Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis: report of three cases, review of the literature, and evaluation of modes of therapy. Dig Dis Sci. 1979 Apr;24(4):282-5 Authors: Altman AR, Maltz C, Janowitz HD Abstract Three cases of autoimmune hemolytic anemia in association with idiopathic ulcerative colitis are reported; the literature is reviewed; and therapeutic modalities are considered. Successful treatment is shown to have resulted with steroids alone, steroids and immunosuppressives, splenectomy, and colectomy. It is concluded that moderate or severe hemolysis should be treated first with high-dose corticosteriods; if…

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Juvenile onset pernicious anemia, partial intestinal villous atrophy, ulcerative colitis, and squamous metaplasia of the stomach.

Related Articles Juvenile onset pernicious anemia, partial intestinal villous atrophy, ulcerative colitis, and squamous metaplasia of the stomach. Am J Gastroenterol. 1986 Sep;81(9):803-7 Authors: Tolia V, Chang CH, Emami A Abstract We report a case of a 13-yr-old white boy with juvenile onset pernicious anemia in association with IgG deficiency. He had marked gastric atrophy, intestinal metaplasia of the stomach, and an intractable antral ulcer that required surgery. In addition, his gastric mucosa showed evidence of a progressive squamous metaplasia. Diffuse squamous metaplasia of the stomach, a very rare gastric…

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A case presentation of hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis and review of the literature.

Related Articles A case presentation of hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis and review of the literature. Am J Gastroenterol. 1986 Oct;81(10):990-2 Authors: Basista MH, Roe DC Abstract Autoimmune hemolytic anemia associated with ulcerative colitis is a rare occurrence, and its management poses a therapeutic dilemma. Herein we present a case of ulcerative colitis involving an autoimmune hemolytic anemia and discuss the proposed mechanisms for the anemia. A review of past reported cases and their outcomes is included. In the past, a patient with autoimmune anemia unresponsive to corticosteroids was subjected…

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Coombs-positive autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis.

Related Articles Coombs-positive autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis. Dig Dis Sci. 1989 Sep;34(9):1457-61 Authors: Gumaste V, Greenstein AJ, Meyers R, Sachar DB Abstract Coombs-positive autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a rare complication of ulcerative colitis, occurring in fewer than 1% of cases. We have found eight patients with autoimmune hemolytic anemia in a series of 1150 hospitalized patients with ulcerative colitis (0.7%). There was a marked preponderance of female patients F:M = 7:1, in accord with previous reports. The hemolytic anemia appeared at a mean of 10 years after the…

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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis. A case report with review of the literature.

Related Articles Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis. A case report with review of the literature. J Clin Gastroenterol. 1991 Aug;13(4):445-7 Authors: Veloso FT, Fraga J, Carvalho J, Dias LM, Salgado MC Abstract Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a rare complication of ulcerative colitis. This report chronicles a patient successfully treated with steroids, and reviews treatment in previously reported cases. The fact that 21% of patients recovered with steroid therapy encourages a conservative approach before surgery is considered. PMID: 1918851 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1918851?dopt=Abstract

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