We describe three patients diagnosed and treated for presumed (relapsing) Crohn's disease, but who were subsequently diagnosed with a small bowel carcinoma. This case series underlines the necessity of performing a full work up in the diagnosis of CD and to consider small bowel carcinoma in patients with small bowel CD failing medical therapy.

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Keywords Crohn's disease, Diagnosis, Small bowel adenocarcinoma
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.crohns.2010.10.008, hdl.handle.net/1765/25925
Baars, J.E., Thijs, J.C., Bac, D.J., ter Borg, P.C.J., Kuipers, E.J., & van der Woude, C.J.. (2011). Small bowel carcinoma mimicking a relapse of Crohn's disease: A case series. Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, 5(2), 152–156. doi:10.1016/j.crohns.2010.10.008