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Can an abdominal CT show Crohn's disease?

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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Might suggest

May see inflammation pattern that can raise the possibility.
Colonoscopy with biopsy is better-suited to diagnose. Gastroenterologist can be helpful with diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Might suggest

May see inflammation pattern that can raise the possibility.
Colonoscopy with biopsy is better-suited to diagnose. Gastroenterologist can be helpful with diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Kind of.

A ct scan can suggest crohn's as a possible diagnosis, but a proper diagnosis requires a complete history and physical examination, and most often an endoscopic evaluation too.
Biopsies are commonly taken, but sometimes the diagnosis rests on the doctor's experience in putting together the pieces of the puzzle.

In brief: Kind of.

A ct scan can suggest crohn's as a possible diagnosis, but a proper diagnosis requires a complete history and physical examination, and most often an endoscopic evaluation too.
Biopsies are commonly taken, but sometimes the diagnosis rests on the doctor's experience in putting together the pieces of the puzzle.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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