Usefulness of multi-slice CT in a case with internal fistulas in Crohn's disease

Go Oshima, Osamu Itano, Hideo Matsui, Naokazu Chiba, Hideki Ishikawa, Yasumasa Koyama, Makoto Miyakita, Yuji Yuasa

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Abstract

A case of Crohn's disease with an ileo-ileo fistula, ileal strictures and an ileo-cyst fistula is reported. Laparoscopic operation that included partial ileoectonly, ileal stricturoplasty and dissection of the ileo-cyst fistula was performed. Multi-slice computed tomography (MSCT) that was performed before the operation showed an ileo-cyst fistula that was not detected by small bowel follow-through or MRI. In this case, MSCT, including multi-planar reconstruction images, was significantly useful for evaluation of internal fistulas in Crohns disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1664-1665
Number of pages2
JournalHepato-gastroenterology
Volume55
Issue number86-87
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sep 1

Keywords

  • Crohn's disease
  • Diagnosis
  • Imaging
  • Internal fistulae
  • MSCT
  • Multi-slice CT
  • Multi-slice computed tomography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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