[Ileocolic linitis in Crohn's disease].

Abstract

Intestinal cancer is uncommon in Crohn's disease but the risk of developing such a tumor is increased. Linitis plastica of the small bowel or colon is very rare. We report a case of ileocolonic linitis plastica which occurred 21 years after an ileocecal resection for Crohn's disease. Partial small bowel obstruction in relation with stricture of the… (More)

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@article{Dumontier1998IleocolicLI, title={[Ileocolic linitis in Crohn's disease].}, author={Isabelle Dumontier and Bruno Landi and Philippe Wind and Françoise Carnot and Nathalie Siauve and J P Barbier}, journal={Gastroenterologie clinique et biologique}, year={1998}, volume={22 6-7}, pages={642-5} }