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In this article, we describe a case of extraintestinal Crohn's disease that featured quiescent involvement of the lower gastrointestinal tract and florid involvement of the nasal cavity, supraglottic structures, glottis, and skin.
However, since gaseousness, abdominal bloating, crampy pain, or distention could be caused by abnormalities in the upper or lower gastrointestinal tract, your doctor may also recommend appropriate diagnostic tests.
NASDAQ:EZEM) today announced the launch of the CO(2)EFFICIENT(TM) Endoscopic Insufflator, a new device for insufflating the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract with carbon dioxide (CO(2)) gas.
According to the company, ALXN1007 is currently being evaluated in patients with acute GVHD of the lower gastrointestinal tract (GI-GVHD) in a Phase 2 study.
Associated congenital anomalies include some type of duplication of the external genitalia; duplication of the vagina and urethra have also been reported, as well as duplication of the lower gastrointestinal tract and fistulas between the rectum, vagina and urethra.
Radioactive scanning is a promising, noninvasive, screening technique for locating sites of bleeding, especially in the lower gastrointestinal tract.