Small bowel folds (differential)

This is a long list and dividing patients by age and presentation helps somewhat.

  1. ischaemia (arterial or venous)
  2. haemorrhage (warfarin)
  3. ?
  1. oedema from CCF, hypoalbuminaemia
  2. lymphatic obstruction
  3. lymphoma/leukaemia
  1. infective
  2. inflammatory: e.g. Crohn disease
  3. vasculitis
  1. lymphoma/Leukaemia
  2. radiation
  3. inflammatory: e.g. Crohn disease
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rID: 2058
Section: Gamuts
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  • Small bowel folds DDx

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