Postbulbar duodenal ulceration and stenosis associated with celiac disease

G. D. Schweiger, J. A. Murray

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Abstract

The case histories of five patients with celiac disease and postbulbar duodenal ulceration and stenosis are presented. Celiac disease was unexpected in three of the five patients until endoscopic biopsy revealed villous atrophy. Our findings suggest that duodenal ulceration and stenosis may be a more common complication of celiac disease than previously thought and may precede the clinical diagnosis of celiac disease or occur when there are minimal symptoms and nonspecific radiographic findings for the disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)347-349
Number of pages3
JournalAbdominal Imaging
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 14 1998

Keywords

  • Celiac disease
  • Duodenal stenosis
  • Duodenal stricture
  • Duodenal ulcer
  • Malabsorption
  • Peptic ulcer disease (PUD)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology

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