[Intestinal B-mode sonography in patients with endemic sprue. Intestinal sonography in endemic sprue].

@article{Dietrich1999IntestinalBS,
  title={[Intestinal B-mode sonography in patients with endemic sprue. Intestinal sonography in endemic sprue].},
  author={C F Dietrich and Victoria Brunner and Hans J{\"u}rgen Seifert and Dagmar G Schreiber-Dietrich and Wolfgang F. Caspary and Bernhard Lembcke},
  journal={Ultraschall in der Medizin},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={
          242-7
        }
}
AIM The value of ultrasonography in the diagnosis, follow-up and for the detection of complications in patients with celiac sprue has not yet been sufficiently evaluated. A pronounced back and forth motility with echo-rich hump reflexes in a fluid-filled small bowel with a reduction of Kerckring's plicae circulares and with a loss of their density and uniformity was empirically defined as a diagnostic sign of celiac sprue. In the present study, the sonographic signs of celiac sprue were… CONTINUE READING
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