Snapshot quiz 16/12
Published: October 31, 2016
Authors: Reynolds I, Hand F, Coyle P, Khan W, Khan I, Barry K and Waldron R
This stricture of the terminal ileum is caused by Crohn’s disease (A). The typical features illustrated here are: creeping fat (B), thickened mesentery (C), thickened fibrotic intestinal wall (D) and dilated small bowel proximal to the stricture (E). The other abnormality that is not a feature of Crohn’s disease is a small Meckel’s diverticulum (F).