Open Access Case Report Article ID: ACG-4-157

    Primary Intestinal Lymphangiectasia diagnosed by Single-Balloon Enteroscopy

    C Romero Mascarell, IK Araujo, I Ordás, H Briceno, D Monfort, C Rodriguez-de Miguel, A Ginés, G Fernández-Esparrach, M Cuatrecasas, J Llach, and B González Suárez*

    Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia (PIL) is a rare protein losing gastroenteropathy that usually affects children and teenagers. There are only a few cases described in the literature. The diagnosis is confirmed by the presence of intestinal lymphangiectasia based on endoscopic findings and histology.

    We present a case of PIL diagnosed in a teenager patient, by Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy (SBCE) and Single Balloon Enteroscopy (SBE).


    Published on: Nov 6, 2018 Pages: 35-36

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000057
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