When is a small bowel radiography series used for the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2017
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The small bowel series is usually sufficient for the evaluation of small intestine Crohn disease; however, in rare cases, it may not provide an adequate view of the terminal ileum, necessitating an enteroclysis.


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