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Curriculum based clinical reviews
Curriculum based clinical review: small bowel imaging in Crohn's disease
  1. Tom L Kaye,
  2. Chris Wilkinson
  1. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, York, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tom Kaye, Department of Radiology, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Wigginton Road, York YO31 8HE, UK; thomas.kaye{at}


The multidisciplinary management of patients with small bowel Crohn's disease is complex with an increasing reliance on imaging to guide management. The use of barium fluoroscopy is in decline with a shift towards the cross-sectional modalities. This article provides an overview of the various techniques used to image the small bowel, and highlights the clinical scenarios where imaging tests are most useful.


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