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Review Article

Cryptogenic Multifocal Ulcerous Stenosing Enteritis: A Review of the Literature

Table 2

Differentiation of CMUSE from Crohn’s disease.

Absence of clinical or laboratory features of an inflammatory syndrome
Absence of small intestinal transmural inflammatory process or ulceration
Absence of small intestinal giant-cell granulomatous inflammatory process
Absence of small intestinal fistula formation despite recurrent chronic disease
Absence of disease in other parts of gastrointestinal tract (i.e., stomach or colon)
Absence of most extraintestinal features of Crohn’s disease (e.g., skin manifestations)

According to Freeman [29].

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