PMID: 8020818Jun 1, 1994

Unusual pulmonary complication of ulcerative colitis with a rapid response to corticosteroids: case report

G A HillingH S Rigby


Extraintestinal features of ulcerative colitis are well recognised. Pulmonary complications include pulmonary vasculitis, fibrosing alveolitis, asthma, and chronic bronchial suppuration. A case is described of a patient with longstanding quiescent ulcerative colitis who developed a life threatening pulmonary complication, which is extremely sensitive to corticosteroid treatment.


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