Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Related Conditions

  • W. Frik
  • M. Persigehl
  • K.-C. Klose


The group of so called “inflammatory” diseases of the bowel is rather inhomogenous. It primary depends on the similarly general or imprecise definition of the term “inflammation.” This chapter deals with nonmalignant and not strictly localized bowel lesions characterized by (a) thickening of the bowel wall, (b) humoral and/or structural alterations of different layers of the bowel wall, including ulcerations, and (c) alterations in the surrounding, especially in the mesentery. Computed tomography (CT) is useful for the detection of all of these states.


Ulcerative Colitis Bowel Wall Comput Assist Ischemic Colitis Barium Study 
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  • M. Persigehl
  • K.-C. Klose

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