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World J Gastroenterol. Jan 28, 2011; 17(4): 433-443
Published online Jan 28, 2011. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v17.i4.433
Table 1 Computed tomographic features of intestinal tuberculosis and Crohn’s disease
TuberculosisCrohn’s disease
Mural thickening without stratificationMural thickening with stratification in active inflammation
Strictures concentricStrictures eccentric
Fibrofatty proliferation of mesentery very rareFibrofatty proliferation of mesentery
Mesenteric inflammation but no vascular engorgementHypervascular mesentery (comb sign)
Hypodense lymph nodes with peripheral enhancementMild lymphadenopathy
High density ascitesAbscesses