Issue N# 5 - 1999
Nasal manifestation of Crohn's disease.
Authors : M. Ferjaoui, H. Kooli, D. Najeh, H. Hajri (Tunis)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 1999;120,5:341-342.
Article published in french
Crohn's diseases is a chronic granulomatous inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract. Any part of the gastrointestinal tract may be affected, and 9 % of cases have oral lesions (1). Nasal involvement is exceptionally rare. We report a case of nasal involvement revealed by chronic atrophic rhinitis in a patient with known Crohn's disease.