Fistulized Crohn’ Disease Mimicking Sigmoid Cancer: A Case Report
Full Text



How to Cite

Badak, B., Pasaoglu, E., Caga, H. T., Ihtiyar, E., Sahin, A., Erkasap, S., Ates, E., & Yasar, N. F. (2020). Fistulized Crohn’ Disease Mimicking Sigmoid Cancer: A Case Report. Galician Medical Journal, 27(4), E202042.


Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease of unknown etiology, progressing with frequent exacerbation periods that can involve any part of the gastrointestinal tract. Although, it can manifest itself with complaints from the entire gastrointestinal tract; abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, weight loss and fever are the most important clinical symptoms. In this presentation, a 41-year-old male patient with known Crohn’s disease was presented to our hospital with the help of operation images.
Full Text


Cosnes A, Dupuy A, Revuz J, Delchier JC, Contou JF, Gendre JP, et al. Long-term evolution of oral localization of Crohn’s disease. Gastroenterology [Internet]. 1998 Apr;114(1):A956. Available from:

Neville BW, Damm DD, Allen CM et al. Oral and maxillofacial pathology. 2nd edn. Philadelphia: Saunders; c2002.

Solem CA, Loftus E V., Tremaine WJ, Pemberton JH, Wolff BG, Sandborn WJ. Fistulas to the urinary system in Crohn's disease: clinical features and outcomes. Am J Gastroenterol [Internet]. 2002 Sep;97(9):2300-5. Available from: [PMid:12358248]

Platell C, Mackay J, Collopy B, Fink R, Ryan P, Woods R. Anal pathology ın patıents wıth crohn's dısease. ANZ J Surg [Internet]. 1996 Jan;66(1):5-9. Available from: [PMid:8629983]

Lapidus A, Bernell O, Hellers G, Löfberg R. Clinical course of colorectal Crohn's disease: A 35-year follow-up study of 507 patients. Gastroenterology [Internet]. 1998 Jun;114(6):1151-60. Available from:

Kuzu A. Crohn Hastalığı [Internet]. 2015 [cited 2020 May 29]. Available from:

Manganiotis AN, Banner MP, Malkowicz SB. Urologic Complications of Crohn's Disease. Surg Clin North Am [Internet]. 2001 Feb;81(1):197-215. Available from:

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.