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Contrast enema findings of fibrosing colonopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9094236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
PURPOSE: Our objective was to describe characteristic contrast enema findings of fibrosing colonopathy. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We performed barium enemas on 18 children with cystic fibrosis who had received greater than 4500 U of lipase per kg body weight per meal and who had distal intestinal obstruction syndrome unresponsive to medical management. RESULTS: Fifteen patients had abnormal enema results. The most common findings included stricture, loss of haustra, and colonic shortening. Ten patients required surgery, nine underwent colon resection, and one had lysis of adhesions. Pathologists confirmed fibrosing colonopathy in eight of nine speci- mens. CONCLUSION: Colonic stricture, abnormal haustra, and longitudinal shortening are characteristic barium enema findings of fibrosing colonopathy.
Authors:
K L Crisci; S B Greenberg; B J Wolfson; E Geller; C D Vinocur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  1997 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-23     Completed Date:  1997-05-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  315-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA 19134, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Barium Sulfate / diagnostic use
Child, Preschool
Colonic Diseases / etiology,  radiography*
Contrast Media
Cystic Fibrosis / complications*,  drug therapy
Enema
Female
Humans
Intestinal Obstruction / etiology,  radiography*
Lipase / therapeutic use
Male
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 7727-43-7/Barium Sulfate; EC 3.1.1.3/Lipase

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