Crohns Disease Of The Colon: Difficulties In The Diagnosis.

Case report


Syed Masood Ashraf 1, Mohammad Habib Raza 2

1-Dept. of Surgery, Aligarh Muslim University, India. 2-Dept. of Surgery, Sebha University, Sebha, Libya.

Sebha Med J. 1999; Vol. 2(1):64-65


Crohn’s disease of the colon in a middle aged Asian male patient is reported. Radiological finding was that of isolated stricture of the colon. The differential diagnosis, and the difficulties in the diagnosis are discussed. The literature on the subject is briefly reviewed.

Keywords: Crohn’s Colitis, Colon Carcinoma, Intestinal Tuberculosis.