Table 7

Results of push-type enteroscopy in the exploration of unexplained chronic diarrhoea or symptomatic coeliac disease

Indication Results
Unexplained chronic diarrhoea (n=8)Normal (n=5)
Digestive lymphoma (n=1)
Anguillulosis (n=1)
Microsporidiosis (n=1)13-150
Coeliac diseaseTotal or partial villous atrophy (n=9)13-151
 Resistant to gluten-free diet (n=9)Ulcerative jejunitis (n=1)
 Poor compliance to a gluten-free diet (n=1)
  • 13-150 Previously undiagnosed AIDS.

  • 13-151 Identical findings on duodenal biopsy.