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26 September 2021: Articles

Pulmonary Tuberculosis After Therapy with Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) for Crohn Disease: A Case Report

Challenging differential diagnosis, Adverse events of drug therapy , Educational Purpose (only if useful for a systematic review or synthesis)

Douglas Inomata Cardoso da Silva A , Bruna Helena de Oliveira Santos B , Fernanda Lofiego Renosto B , Erika Mayumi Watanabe B , Giédre Soares Prates Herrerias A , Rogerio Saad-Hossne A , Julio Pinheiro Baima A , Ligia Yukie Sassaki A*

DOI: 10.12659/AJCR.932963

Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e932963

Table 1. Biochemical tests and clinical treatment.

Reference values04/02/201929/03/201915/04/201918/06/201918/08/201927/04/202018/09/202012/2020
Hematocrit (%)/hemoglobin (g/dL)41–53/13.5–17.538.9/12.945/15.145/1536.1/12.447.6/16.349.3/16.750.7/16.9
Platelets (10/mm)140–440164155174298150151151
Leukocytes (10/mm)4–115.15.16.95.354.64.9
Aspartate amino transferase (U/L)17–59356511631201272932
Alanine amino transferase (U/L)366621226151142222
Gama glutamyl transferase (U/L)15–737194544351245237
Alkaline phosphatase (U/L)36–1265111946735450
Total bilirubin/direct bilirubin (mg/dL)0.2–1.3/0–0.30.4/00.6/00.5/00.5/00.9/0
Albumin (g/dL)3.5–53.44.2--2.54.44.9
Amylase (U/L)30–110203114116-–102
C-reactive protein (mg/dL)60.51.14.70.50.50.5
Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (mm/h)42710422
Medical treatmentPrednisone + azathioprinePrednisone + azathioprineAdalimumabRIPE (14/08/19-14/10/19)RI (15/10/19-18/05/20)Mesalazine
RIPE – rifampicin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol; RI – rifampicin and isoniazid.

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American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923
American Journal of Case Reports eISSN: 1941-5923