Crohn's disease

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Multiple treatment courses for recurrent abdominal pain. Endoscopy and colonoscopy was inconclusive. CT scan was later done.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Multiple strictures are seen in small bowel, with saccular dilatations (pseudodiverticula) along the antimesenteric border, and typical 'comb sign' in hypervascular mesentery. Mild to moderate ascites was also noted.

Case Discussion

This is a classical case of Crohn's disease, which was operated later and diagnosis confirmed.

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Case information

rID: 16171
Published: 26th Dec 2011
Last edited: 4th Sep 2018
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