Which procedures may be useful in the evaluation of Crohn disease?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Answer

The following procedures may help in the evaluation of Crohn disease:

  • Endoscopic visualization and biopsy (eg, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography)

  • Colonoscopy, ileocolonoscopy

  • Small bowel enteroscopy

  • Interventional radiology: For percutaneous drainages of abscesses

See Workup for more detail.


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