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304 Possible Causes for Colonic Stricture

  • Bowel Stricture

    All colonic strictures developed in the "watershed zone."[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] stricture is a narrowing of part of the colon.[wisegeekhealth.com] What causes colon strictures?[drugs.com]

  • Diverticular Abscess

    Complications include diverticular haemorrhage, colonic diverticulitis (Table 2.2), abscess formation, perforation, fistula and colonic stricture formation (see Fig. 2.31)[europeanmedical.info] A colonic stricture or fistula. A history of multiple attacks may result in a patient deciding to undergo surgery to prevent future attacks.[fascrs.org] Colonic Stricture: repeated bouts of diverticulitis with the ensuing inflammation can cause narrowing of the colon that results in an obstruction and difficulty in passing[athensherniaclinic.com]

  • Crohn's Disease

    ., Aydin, F. and Buyukbayram, H. (2005) A rare cause of colonic stricture, amebiasis.[scirp.org] An 18-year-old man diagnosed with ileocolonic Crohn's disease with circumferential strictures of the ascending colon started treatment with mesalazine and subsequently underwent[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Colonic Crohn's Disease

    The lesions arose from the muscularis propria proximal to colonic strictures and possibly due to diverticular outpouching of the colonic wall associated with increased intraluminal[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The abscess was resolved with antibiotic therapy alone and during the drug therapy, a barium enema examination was performed which revealed a stricture at the transverse colon[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] fewer strictures/stenosis, pericolonic adhesions, pyloric metaplasia, and cases with proximal worse than distal colonic disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Sigmoid Volvulus

    stricture.[surgwiki.com] […] ileus Ileosigmoid knotting Ogilvie's disease (colonic pseudo-obstruction) Acquired megacolon Giant colonic diverticulum Box 3: Features of sigmoid volvulus in barium enema[pmj.bmj.com] Ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease may cause colonic obstruction.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Congenital Malrotation of the Colon

    Tuberculosis-associated left colon stricture has also been reported. [13] Patients who undergo bowel resection for any reason and have a segment of intestine removed and joined[emedicine.medscape.com] […] rectal fissure Congenital rectal fistula Congenital rectal stenosis w fistula Congenital rectal stenosis with fistula Congenital rectocloacal fistula Congenital redundant colon[icd9data.com] Intense inflammatory reactions, such as those that occur in necrotizing enterocolitis and Crohn disease , may result in stricture.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ileocecal Tuberculosis

    The colonoscopic features of colonic tuberculosis include erythema, mucosal nodules, ulcers, strictures, and a deformed ileocaecal valve.[gastrointestinalatlas.com] She was referred to us, at 6 years of age at which point an endoscopy revealed, strictured and fibrotic areas over the entire colon with involvement of the terminal ileum.[journals.lww.com] About one-half of the patients with Crohn's disease have affectation of both the ileum and colon. [1] Colonoscopy is one of the useful ways of diagnosing both colonic TB and[jmedtropics.org]

  • Colitis Cystica Profunda

    Localized colitis cystica profunda developed in a fibrotic radiation-induced colonic stricture 17 years after pelvic radiation for squamous carcinoma of cervix.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 57-year-old patient was operated upon for a colonic stricture that appeared 18 years after removal of a clear-cell carcinoma of the kidney, followed by irradiation therapy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Earlier colonic resection had shown localized colitis cystica profunda in a radiation-induced colonic stricture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Large Bowel Obstruction

    Twelve additional cases of NSAID-induced colonic stricture are reviewed from the literature and its possible pathogenesis is discussed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Spain, MD, FACS Speaker Small Bowel Obstruction: Choosing Observation versus Intervention Adrian Anthony Maung, MD FACS FCCM Speaker Benign Colonic Strictures Matthew F.[facs.org] While healing from an infection, scars might begin to form along the colon wall. When a scar encircles the colon, it is known as a colon stricture.[newhealthadvisor.com]

  • Constipation

    , hemorrhoids Colonic strictures Inflammatory bowel disease Obstructive colonic mass lesions Rectal prolapse or rectocele Other Irritable bowel syndrome Pregnancy TABLE 2[aafp.org] Air contrast barium enema is useful to assess the possibility of an obstructing colon cancer, intermittent volvulus, or colonic stricture in the setting of chronic constipation[web.archive.org] , hemorrhoids Colonic strictures Inflammatory bowel disease Obstructive colonic mass lesions Rectal prolapse or rectocele Other Irritable bowel syndrome Pregnancy An important[aafp.org]

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