loading page

Inappropriate prescription of corticosteroid therapy during inflammatory ileo-colitis revealing disseminated tuberculosis with digestive involvement: two case reports
  • +9
  • Chantelli Razafindrazoto,
  • Nitah Randriamifidy,
  • Jolivet Rakotomalala,
  • Behoavy Ralaizanaka,
  • Mialitiana Rakotomaharo,
  • Hasina Laingonirina,
  • Sonny Maherison ,
  • Anjaramalala Rasolonjatovo,
  • Andry Rakotozafindrabe ,
  • Tovo Rabenjanahary,
  • Soloniaina Razafimahefa,
  • Rado Ramanampamonjy
Chantelli Razafindrazoto
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Nitah Randriamifidy
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Jolivet Rakotomalala
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Behoavy Ralaizanaka
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Mialitiana Rakotomaharo
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Hasina Laingonirina
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Sonny Maherison
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Anjaramalala Rasolonjatovo
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Andry Rakotozafindrabe
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Tovo Rabenjanahary
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile
Soloniaina Razafimahefa
Université de Fianarantsoa
Author Profile
Rado Ramanampamonjy
Université d'Antananarivo
Author Profile

Abstract

The similarity between intestinal tuberculosis and Crohn's disease could lead us to erroneously prescribe corticosteroid therapy. Therefore, it is essential to differentiate the two pathologies because of the therapeutic implications of Crohn's disease, which can lead to an explosion of tuberculosis symptoms.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

25 Feb 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
26 Feb 2021Submission Checks Completed
26 Feb 2021Assigned to Editor
05 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
01 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
02 Apr 20211st Revision Received
02 Apr 2021Submission Checks Completed
02 Apr 2021Assigned to Editor
02 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
07 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Accept