Jejunum abnormalities at MR enteroclysis
Objective: MR enteroclysis has become an important tool to visualize the complete small bowel wall and extramural structures. In many centers, this technique is rapidly becoming the first-line technique for small bowel visualization. MR enteroclysis yields a diagnosis of thickened jejunal loops in some patients. In this paper, we describe an MR enteroclysis protocol and review the literature on jejunum abnormalities with several sample cases. Conclusion: Jejunum abnormalities are not uncommon. These abnormalities can be self-limiting, but some patients suffer from infectious and other pathologic conditions of the small bowel necessitating intervention.
|Keywords||Enteroclysis, Gastrointestinal radiology, Inflammatory small bowel disease, MR imaging, Small bowel|
|Persistent URL||dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2007.07.016, hdl.handle.net/1765/29801|
Wiarda, B.M., Heine, D.G.N., Rombouts, M.C., Kuipers, E.J., & Stoker, J.. (2008). Jejunum abnormalities at MR enteroclysis. European Journal of Radiology, 67(1), 125–132. doi:10.1016/j.ejrad.2007.07.016