Differential diagnosis between Crohn's disease and intestinal tuberculosis using integrated parameters including clinical manifestations, T-SPOT, endoscopy and CT enterography.

@article{Zhang2015DifferentialDB,
  title={Differential diagnosis between Crohn's disease and intestinal tuberculosis using integrated parameters including clinical manifestations, T-SPOT, endoscopy and CT enterography.},
  author={Tianyu Zhang and Rong Fan and Zhengting Wang and Shurong Hu and Maochen Zhang and Yun Lian Lin and Yonghua Tang and Jie Zhong},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 10},
  pages={17578-89}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to evaluate clinical manifestations, T-SPOT, endoscopy and CT enterography to differentiate Crohn's disease (CD) from intestinal tuberculosis (ITB). METHODS 128 in patients with suspected CD and ITB were prospectively enrolled in the study. Demographic, clinical, laboratory, endoscopic and CT enterographic data were collected. After treatment for 6 months, when a definite diagnosis was reached, the differential diagnostic value of each parameter was… CONTINUE READING
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