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2020 May 09

JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr

Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition A Bridge to Healing and Biological Therapy In A Patient With Enterocutaneous Fistula and Sepsis Complicated Crohn’s Disease.


Kucharski MA, Wierzbicka A, Tsibulski A, Sotiri E, Dobrowolska A, Mańkowska-Wierzbicka D
JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2020 May 09.
PMID: 32386252.


IBD patients with severe infections, abscess or sepsis are ineligible for standard treatment using biological and immunosuppressive drug regimens. We report a case of complicated Crohn's disease with ruptured abdominal abscess, presence of enterocutaneous fistula and sepsis. We also report and discuss patient management with parenteral and enteral nutrition and treatment outcomes.