Bowel wall thickening: inquire or not inquire? Our guidelines

Sebastiano Bonventre, Gaspare Gulotta, Leo Licari, Dario Iadicola, Paolino De Marco

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Abstract

Bowel wall thickening is not an uncommon finding among patient undergoing abdomen CT scan. It may be caused by neoplastic, inflammatory, infectious or ischaemic conditions but also be a normal variant. Although specific radiologic patterns may direct to a precise diagnosis, occasionally misidentification may occur. Thus, in the absence of guidelines, further and not always needed diagnostic procedures (colonoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy or capsule endoscopy) are performed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-44
Number of pages4
JournalIL GIORNALE DI CHIRURGIA
Volume39
Publication statusPublished - 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery

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