Patients with primary duodenal Crohn disease are usually managed surgically with gastroenterostomy. In contrast, those with a secondary duodenal fistula developing from a primary nonduodenal site of Crohn disease have the nonduodenal site resected and the duodenal fistula closed with sutures.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Problems in General Surgery|
|State||Published - Jun 15 1999|
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