Endoscopic Diagnosis of Crohns Disease

Endoscopy plays a major role in the diagnosis of Crohn's disease, especially with colonoscopy and ileoscopy; however, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) may help confirm and determine the extent of disease. Direct visualisation of mucosal lesions and the possibility of obtaining histologic specimens make endoscopic procedures the first-line tests in the evaluation of gastrointestinal diseases. However, radiology and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contribute to the diagnosis when visualising the small bowel [1].

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