Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 7, Issue 1, pp 10–14 | Cite as

Regional enteritis in children: Small bowel disease with normal terminal ileum

  • D. R. Kirks
  • G. Currarino


Regional enteritis in children may affect the small bowel without involvement of the terminal ileum. We have noted this distribution of disease in 4 of 20 consecutive cases of Crohn's disease. The clinical and radiologic features of these 4 patients are reported together with a review of similar observations in the literature.

Key Words

Crohn's disease Ileum, terminal Regional enteritis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Kirks
    • 1
    • 2
  • G. Currarino
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology and PediatricsChildren's Medical CenterDallasUSA
  2. 2.The University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolDallasUSA

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