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Burns and Ulcerative Colitis

By O. Castana, M. Makrodimou, G. Mantzaris, Z. Tsandoulas, S. Prigouris and D. Alexakis

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The co-existence of an extensive burn with a systemic disease negatively affects the outcome of the burn as well as the progress of the disease. A case report is presented regarding a 70-yr-old female patient with 45% total body surface area burns and ulcerative colitis under treatment. The outcome of the burns is described and it is pointed out that the healing process of the burns and the remission of the ulcerative colitis were related

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Publisher: Mediterranean Council for Burns and Fire Disasters
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