Crohn's disease

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

22 years old female with a history of diffuse abdominal pain. She had diarrhoea episodes months ago, not related as actual symptoms on emergency department notes.

Patient Data

Age: 22-year-old
Gender: Female
CT

CT Abdomen and pelvis

Selected images of CT scan showing bowel wall thickening and rectal wall enhancement and thickening.

Case Discussion

Crohn's disease is an idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterised by widespread gastrointestinal tract and systemic involvement.

The diagnosis of this case was achieved based on clinical and imaging features. 

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Case information

rID: 13171
Case created: 8th Mar 2011
Last edited: 28th Mar 2016
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