Bilateral Subcapsular Cataract in A Patient with Crohn's Disease Taking Oral Budesonide Therapy: A Case Report

Budesonide and Cataract

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Budesonide, Crohn's disease, cataract


Crohn's disease is a chronic, inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract, which can progress with remission and flares. In order to maintain remission, initially; systemic glucocorticoids such as prednisolone are used. However, since these traditional glucocorticoids have too many side effects, second-generation drugs such as budesonide, which has much fewer systemic side effects, are now used. However, in the case we presented, a bilateral posterior subcapsular cataract developed in a Crohn's patient followed up with oral budesonide therapy. It was seen that there was no such case report in the literature.


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Bulur, A., Özdil, K., Bilgiç, N. M., Kürbüz, K., Öztürk, O., Çalışkan, Z., Sayar, S., Atalay, R., & Doğanay, H. L. (2023). Bilateral Subcapsular Cataract in A Patient with Crohn’s Disease Taking Oral Budesonide Therapy: A Case Report: Budesonide and Cataract. Journal of European Internal Medicine Professionals, 1(4), 167–169.