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The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 21, Issue 2, pp 98–102 | Cite as

Pericarditis associated with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease

  • Michael J. Goodman
  • Donald J. Moir
  • Jon M. Holt
  • Sidney C. Truelove
Original Articles

Abstract

Extracolonic manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease are common and diverse. However, cardiac complications are unusual and we therefore wish to report two cases in which pericarditis occurred. The first was a patient with Crohn's disease of the colon, in whom the pericarditis developed postoperatively. In the second case an acute pericarditis came on simultaneously with the initial presentation of ulcerative colitis.

Keywords

Public Health Inflammatory Bowel Disease Ulcerative Colitis Bowel Disease Initial Presentation 
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© Digestive Disease Systems, Inc. 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael J. Goodman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Donald J. Moir
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jon M. Holt
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sidney C. Truelove
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUniversity of ChicagoChicago
  2. 2.Nuffield Department of Clinical MedicineRadcliffe InfirmaryOxfordEngland

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