String sign of Kantour (Crohn disease)

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Young adult with known Crohns disease with worsening symptoms

Patient Data

Age: 29
Gender: Male

Long segment of narrowed terminal ileum in a 'string like' configuration in keeping with a long stricture segment. Termed the string sign of Kantour (gastrointestinal string sign).

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Case information

rID: 20855
Published: 17th Dec 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included