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January 9, 1978

Enterovenous Fistulization in Crohn's Disease

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology (Dr Reiner), Radiology (Dr Freed), and Medicine (Dr Bloom), The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY.

JAMA. 1978;239(2):130-132. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03280290050021

A case of Crohn's disease was complicated by enterovenous fistulization (ileum to superior mesenteric vein) with septic manifestations. The fistulization was diagnosed by the observation of gas in the liver and by the opacification of mesenteric veins following a barium meal.

(JAMA 239:130-132, 1978)