Journal article

Tuberculous pleurisy: an unusual complication during treatment of Crohn disease with azathioprine.

P van Wijngaarden, MA Meijssen

Scand J Gastroenterol | Published : 2001


A patient is presented with Crohn disease who developed tuberculous pleurisy while treated with azathioprine. The prevalence of opportunistic infections is discussed in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and treated with immunosuppressive regimes.