Chronic abdominal pain aggravated by eating: diagnosis by video capsule endoscopy

Stenschke, F.; Nemetz, A.; Dancygier, H.
April 2006
Gut;Apr2006, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p443
Academic Journal
The article presents a case of a 48-year-old man with a two-year history abdominal pain aggravated by eating, weight loss and a positive test for occult blood in stool. In the physical examination, abdomen was soft and no mass was palpable. Several fatty structures with a size of 1.5 centimeters in apparent continuity with the bowel wall were seen on abdominal computed tomography.


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