The American Journal of Digestive Diseases

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 430–434 | Cite as

Endoscopic appearance of the jejunum in a patient with gluten-sensitive enteropathy and a gastrojejunostomy

  • Dieter Schwob
  • Martin S. Kleinman
  • Michael D. Turner
Case Report


The jejunum in a patient with gastroenterostomy and gluten-sensitive enteropathy was examined endoscopically. The mucosa was diffusely erythematous without ulceration or friability. Valvulae conniventes were present and normal in number and appearance. Gastrointestinal endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy were proven to be useful procedures in the evaluation of patients with postgastrectomy diarrhea and malabsorption.


Public Health Diarrhea Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Endoscopic Biopsy Endoscopic Appearance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dieter Schwob
    • 1
  • Martin S. Kleinman
    • 1
  • Michael D. Turner
    • 1
  1. 1.From the Gastrointestinal Unit, Department of MedicineUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochester

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