Capsule endoscopy diagnosis of celiac disease and ileal tumors in a patient with melena of obscure origin

Nimrod A. Kimchi, Efrat Broide, Sergei Zehavi, Ariel Halevy, Eitan Scapa

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Abstract

In summary, we report on a patient with melena of unknown origin in whom CE diagnosed small bowel tumors and an edematous mucosa due to celiac disease which was previously unknown. Thin report emphasizes the role of CE in patients with obscure GI bleeding.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)412-413
Number of pages2
JournalIsrael Medical Association Journal
Volume7
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2005

Keywords

  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Carcinoid tumor
  • Celiac disease
  • Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Ileal neoplasms

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