Crohn's disease diagnosed by wireless capsule endoscopy in adolescents with abdominal pain, protein-losing enteropathy, anemia and negative endoscopic and radiologic findings.


BACKGROUND Approximately one-fourth of new Crohn's disease diagnoses are made in individuals under the age of 20 years, in whom proximal Crohn's disease tends to be more common. OBJECTIVES To describe the role of wireless capsule endoscopy in diagnosing isolated small intestinal Crohn's disease in two adolescents. METHODS Wireless capsule endoscopy was… (More)


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