Author(s): Ahad T.; Riley A.; Martindale E.; von Bremen B.; Owen C.
Source: Pediatric Dermatology; 2018; vol. 35 (no. 1)
Publication Date: 2018
Publication Type(s): Article
Available at Pediatric Dermatology - from Wiley Online Library Medicine and Nursing Collection 2018 - NHS
Abstract:Vulvar swelling is a rare manifestation of metastatic Crohn's disease in children. It often predates gastrointestinal symptoms and can be the first presentation of pediatric Crohn's disease. We report three cases of pediatric Crohn's disease presenting with vulvar swelling. We discuss this rare presentation and its treatment and highlight the importance of recognizing it so that prompt investigation and appropriate management can be initiated.Copyright © 2017 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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