TITLE

Pyloric stenosis due to Crohn's disease

AUTHOR(S)
Nakamura, Hiroki; Yanai, Hideo; Miura, Osamu; Minamisono, Yoshikazu; Mitani, Nobuyuki; Higaki, Shingo; Tada, Masahiro; Okita, Kiwamu; Nakamura, H; Yanai, H; Miura, O; Minamisono, Y; Mitani, N; Higaki, S; Tada, M; Okita, K
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Journal of Gastroenterology;1998, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p739
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Gastroduodenal involvement by Crohn's disease is relatively rare and occasionally causes pyloric stenosis, for which medical therapy may be ineffective and surgery may be required. We report on a 44-year-old man patient in whom corticosteroids had a marked effect in reducing pyloric stenosis caused by Crohn's disease. A proton-pump inhibitor was not effective, and Helicobacter pylori was negative.
ACCESSION #
4690307

 

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