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But to clarify, it's an IRA, so there is no colon.
The pain and swelling seems to be coming from the ileum, which is attached directly to the rectal stump; AND also has stitching a little further up, where until 4 months ago there was a loop-ileostomy. A Crohn's diagnosis has already been made. All previous scopes have shown disease limited to the colon and rectum; this new pain brings the concern the disease has spread to the small intestine... and/or there is a structural problem in the section that was previously used for the loop-ileostomy. With this clarified picture of the situation, would you change the usefulness scores of CT vs. Scope?
OK, so to wrap this up and make sure I understand fully, next to each item, specify which test (CT or scope) would be better suited to detect a:
problems with the intestinal stitching -
intestinal inflammation -