Real-time ultrasound in Crohn's disease: characteristic features and clinical implications

@article{Dinkel1986RealtimeUI,
  title={Real-time ultrasound in Crohn's disease: characteristic features and clinical implications},
  author={E H Dinkel and Matthias Dittrich and Hanno Peters and Wolfgang Baumann},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={16},
  pages={8-12}
}
Thirty-two children with Crohn's disease were evaluated by real-time ultrasonography. The typical pattern of Crohn's disease caused by bowel wall thickening is the “bull's eye phenomenon”, the elongated tubular stiff bowel loop with narrowing of the lumen and the small bowel conglomerate tumor. In indefinable abdominal complaints sonography may lead to the correct diagnosis. The differential diagnosis of similar sonographic features and the limitations of ultrasound in gastrointestinal disease… CONTINUE READING

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