The Colonic Pseudotumoral Form of Crohn's Disease: About a Case at the Sourô Sanou University Hospital Center in Bobo-Dioulasso

Zouré Nogogna, Koura Mâli, Somé Ollo Roland, Napon/Zongo Passolguewindé Delphine, Kamboulé Bébare Euloges, Ouattara Zanga Damien, Somda Kounpilélimé Sosthène, Coulibaly Aboubacar, Soudré Sandrine, Traoré Adama, Sawadogo Appolinaire
2019 Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants  
Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that can affect all segments of the digestive tract. For long time, it is a pathology considered to be uncommon among African blacks. It constitutes a heterogeneous group both in its etiopathogenesis and in its clinical and progressive presentation. The pseudotumoral form remains exceptional. We report a case of this form, observed in a 44-year-old patient. The pseudotumoral form of colonic Crohn's disease was diagnosed based on
more » ... nosed based on morphological, histological and progression criteria. This illustrates the need for multiple and repeated biopsies to eliminate malignant tumor, tuberculosis, intestinal parasitosis and other causes of digestive granulomatosis.
doi:10.11648/j.jdmp.20190505.11 fatcat:c3jsxzhdofclriv7lj2tcahile