Esophageal manifestations of Crohn's disease

  title={Esophageal manifestations of Crohn's disease},
  author={Gary G. Ghahremani and Richard M. Gore and Richard I. Breuer and Richard H. Larson},
  journal={Gastrointestinal Radiology},
Two patients with concurrent esophagitis and ileocolitis due to Crohn's disease are presented. The initial feature of esophageal involvement was dysphagia caused by severe inflammation of the distal esophagus with mucosal ulcerations and polypoid folds. Long-term observation of both cases revealed a gradually progressive course leading to development of rigid esophageal stricture, intramural sinus tract, and esophagobronchial or esophagogastric fistulas. The clinical and radiographic… CONTINUE READING


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