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November 1978

Granulomatous Colitis and Ileitis Complicating Jejunoileal Bypass

Author Affiliations

From the Field Clinic, Centreville, Miss.

Arch Intern Med. 1978;138(11):1727. doi:10.1001/archinte.1978.03630360099040

There are many complications of a jejunoileal bypass for obesity. I report what is, to my knowledge, a previously unrecognized complication—granulomatous colitis and ileitis. Caution is urged in recommending this procedure for the treatment of obesity.

(Arch Intern Med 138:1727, 1978)