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

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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