n South African Gastroenterology Review - Crohn's Disease complicated by duodenal stricture : case report
|Article Title||Crohn's Disease complicated by duodenal stricture : case report|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Affiliations||1 Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, 2 Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, 3 University of KwaZulu-Natal and 4 University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|Publication Date||Nov 2015|
|Pages||13 - 14|
Duodenal strictures are a rare complication of Crohn's disease. Documented case series report an incidence of 0.5-4%. Duodenal involvement in Crohn's disease maybe an isolated problem or there maybe concomitant involvement of other parts of the gastrointestinal tract. Upper abdominal pains, vomiting and weight loss are common clinical symptoms.
Article metrics loading...