Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 52, Issue 6, pp 1438–1441 | Cite as

Pneumocystis Pneumonia During Combined Therapy of Infliximab, Corticosteroid, and Azathioprine in a Patient with Crohn’s Disease

  • Soichi Itaba
  • Tsutomu Iwasa
  • Yojiro Sadamoto
  • Toshifumi Nasu
  • Tadashi Misawa
  • Koji Inoue
  • Hidehiko Shimokawa
  • Kazuhiko Nakamura
  • Ryoichi Takayanagi


Crohn’s disease Infliximab Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumocystis pneumonia Corticosteroid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soichi Itaba
    • 1
  • Tsutomu Iwasa
    • 1
  • Yojiro Sadamoto
    • 1
  • Toshifumi Nasu
    • 1
  • Tadashi Misawa
    • 1
  • Koji Inoue
    • 2
  • Hidehiko Shimokawa
    • 3
  • Kazuhiko Nakamura
    • 4
  • Ryoichi Takayanagi
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of GastroenterologyKitakyushu Municipal Medical CenterKitakyushuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory MedicineKitakyushu Municipal Medical CenterKitakyushuJapan
  3. 3.Department of Chest SurgeryKitakyushu Municipal Medical CenterKitakyushuJapan
  4. 4.Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory ScienceGraduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan

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