Pediatric Crohn's disease presenting with a large calcified pelvic mass


Journal Article

© 2017 The Authors Small bowel Crohn's disease classically presents with symptoms of abdominal pain, diarrhea, and weight loss in the pediatric population. However, there is no published literature on its presentation associated with a dystrophically calcified pelvic mass. We present a case of a 15-year-old female presenting with four weeks of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) symptoms as well as a large calcified pelvic mass suggestive of chronic, organized inflammatory process versus a calcifying fibrous tumor.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Grimberg, DC; Lau, LW; Dahoud, W; Couturier, S; Redline, RW; Kim, AC

Published Date

  • July 1, 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 22 /

Start / End Page

  • 14 - 17

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2213-5766

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.epsc.2017.03.003

Citation Source

  • Scopus