Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 5, Number 2, February 2014, pages 66-72

Quiescent Crohn’s Disease in Clinical Remission With 6-Mercaptopurine: A Breeding Ground for CMV Pneumonia as Part of a Viral Infection Domino


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Schematic representation of lab values, CMV serology and treatment regimens through the course of disease.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Patient imaging studies. (A) Chest X-ray on day 5. Reticulo-micronodular infiltrates at the right lung base. (B) Chest X-ray on day 12. Bilateral reticulonodular infiltrates expanding from basal bronchopulmonary segments towards the hila and upper lobes. (C) Chest CT scan on day 12. Extensive central bilateral infiltrates, including atelectatic lesions and pleural effusions are depicted bilaterally.