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Costa Mesa, CA
A 27-year-old male asked:

Are there any early indicatiors if the thickening of the duodenum is from infection vs cancer or food allergy? or wait for histology from biopsy?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
No: There is no good way to tell for sure without a biopsy but I can tell you that food allergy is not expected to cause duodenal thickening.
Last updated Aug 1, 2018

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