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

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Revised: 13 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Vascular diseases[TIAB] small bowel

See also: Enterocolic (lymphocytic) phlebitis

Hanni Gulwani, M.B.B.S.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Gulwani H. Vascular diseases - general. website. Accessed November 11th, 2019.
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
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