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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 933-935

Bilateral adrenal infarction in Crohn's disease


1 Department of Medical Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Dermatology, SP Medical College, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashish Khandelwal
Department of Medical Imaging, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, 053 Carling Av, Ottawa, ON/K1Y 4E9
Canada
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.117227

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Adrenal infarction is an uncommon cause of adrenal insufficiency. We herein present unique occurrence of bilateral adrenal infarction detected on imaging in a young female with known history of Crohn's disease. The patient responded well to steroids and is on follow up. To our knowledge, this is the first case reported in English literature of adrenal infarct associated with Crohn's disease as extraintestinal manifestation.


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