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Gastroenterologie
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Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Gastroent Hepatol 2016; 70(3): 235–240. doi:10.14735/amgh2016csgh.info06.

Colon stenosis of unexplained etiology

Marta Horvatová1, Radan Keil2, Jakub Chudý1, Martin Wasserbauer1, Ludmila Hornofová3

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Summary

Colon stenosis is a complication caused by a wide range of gastroenterological, systematic, and non-gastroenterological disorders. Ultimately, bowel stenosis can be a life-threating condition. Wide differential diagnosis may make determining the cause of this pathological condition very difficult. We present a case report describing the case of a 34-year-old male with serious stenosis of the colon, the cause of which remained unclear despite the numerous tests employed.

Keywords

Crohn’s disease, bowel ischaemia, stricture

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