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Table 1 Distribution of the studied cases according to CT findings for acute exacerbation of inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s) (n = 13)

From: Multidetector computed tomography: a corner stone imaging modality in evaluation of acute small bowel diseases

CT findings No %
Mucosal hyperenhancement 12 92.3
Mural thickening 12 92.3
 Terminal ileum 10 83.3
 Ileum and jejunum 1 8.3
 Duodenum ileum and jejunum 1 8.3
Submucosal edema 12 92.3
Fat stranding 12 92.3
Comb sign 11 84.6
Enlarged LN 10 76.9
Fistula 4 30.7
Skip lesions 3 23.1
Abscess formation 3 23.1
Dilated bowel loops 3 23.1
Extra-intestinal manifestations (Bilateral sacroiliitis) 2 15.4