Small bowel (small intestine)
Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions
Vascular diseases - general

Author: Hanni Gulwani, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 21 February 2018, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Vascular diseases[TIAB] small bowel

See also: Enterocolic (lymphocytic) phlebitis
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani, H. Vascular diseases - general. website. Accessed October 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • May mimic Crohn's disease due to mucosal ulceration or gangrene, submucosal edema, perforation and stenosis
  • Usually due to atherosclerosis (Radiol Clin North Am 2008;46:877)
  • Also adhesions, fungal infection, periarteritis nodosa, radiation therapy, rheumatoid arthritis, thromboangiitis obliterans