Life-threatening, acute lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage as the first presentation of Crohn’s disease
- Gastroenterology & Hepatology: Open Access
Rafaela Dassoler, Wilson R Catapani
Most patients with Crohn's disease usually present with mild gastrointestinal bleeding, and severe GI hemorrhage is rare. We report a case of a young male who presented with life-threatening lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage as the first manifestation of Crohn's disease.
Enterorrhagia, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, ciprofloxacin, metronidazole, hemoglobin, ICU, ileum