Orbital Myositis Revealing Crohn’s Disease
Asian Journal of Research and Reports in Gastroenterology,
Orbital myositis (OM), defined by the inflammation of one or more of extra ocular muscles was exceptionally reported in Crohn’s disease (CD) especially as initial presentation before the development of intestinal manifestations. We report a case of OM preceding CD. Through our observation and a review of the literature, we specify the epidemioclinical, therapeutic and evolutionary characteristics of this rare entity.
- Orbital myositis
- crohn’s disease
- extra intestinal signs of inflammatory bowel diseases
- inflammatory bowel diseases.
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