Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2010 / Article

Brief Communication | Open Access

Volume 24 |Article ID 182946 | 2 pages | https://doi.org/10.1155/2010/182946

Intermittent Obstruction Resulting from Multiple Intestinal Webs

Received02 Jun 2009
Accepted03 Jun 2009

Abstract

Intestinal webs are a rare cause of bowel obstruction. A case of a 32-year-old man with multiple intestinal webs causing intermittent, partial bowel obstruction is described. The webs were initially detected with capsule endoscopy. The patient was treated with intraoperative endoscopy and balloon dilation. At early follow-up, no recurrence of his symptoms was evident.

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