Acquired microileum: A companion to microcolon?

Reginald F. Munden, Stephen I. Schabel

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Abstract

Acquired microcolon results from a lack of distension by the fecal stream because of a proximal obstruction or diversion. We report a case of acquired microileum, which we believe resulted from a similar mechanism, that is, lack of distension by the intestinal fluid column after a proximal ileal diversion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)344-345
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Gastroenterology
Volume16
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

Keywords

  • Microcolon
  • Microileum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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