Shimane Journal of Medical Science

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Shimane Journal of Medical Science 18 2
2000-12-01 発行

Pyloric stenosis as an initial symptom in Crohn's disease : a case report and the review of literatures

Takahashi, Hidemasa
Kinugasa, Shoichi
Kubota, Hirofumi
Kohno, Hitoshi
Tachibana, Mitsuo
Yoshimura, Hiroshi
Dhar, Dipok Kumar
Nagasue, Naofumi
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The gastroduodenal lesion in Crohn's disease is relatively rare and occasionally causes pyloric stenosis. We here report on a 39-year-old man who had complained of upper abdominal obstructive sensation. He underwent gastro-jejunostomy and truncal vagotomy for pyloric stenosis, and intestinal resection and stricturoplasties for intestinal lesions. When a patient complains a symptom due to pyloric stenosis, it is necessary to take into consideration Crohn's disease as a diagnosis.
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