Isolated oesophageal involvement of Crohn's disease.

@article{NaranjoRodrguez2003IsolatedOI,
  title={Isolated oesophageal involvement of Crohn's disease.},
  author={Antonio Naranjo-Rodr{\'i}guez and Guillermo Sol{\'o}rzano-Peck and Fernando L{\'o}pez-Rubio and Alfonso Cala{\~n}as-Continente and Carmen G{\'a}lvez-Calder{\'o}n and Angel Gonz{\'a}lez-Galilea and Antonio Jos{\'e} Herv{\'a}s-Molina},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={1123-6}
}
A 31-year-old male was admitted with complaints of dysphagia and odynophagia. An upper gastrointestinal tract series revealed inflammatory changes in the mid and distal oesophagus with intramural extravasation of the barium. An upper endoscopy showed multiple ulcerations and inflammation. The patient developed a large stricture with no response to serial endoscopic dilations and a surgical resection of the oesophagus was required. Gross examination of the surgical specimen revealed transmural… CONTINUE READING