Jejunal Stenosis

  • Etiology: vascular in origin so it has no other associated congenital abnormalities
  • UGI: jejunum is dilated while ileum is decompressed
  • Clinical: less severe form of jejunal atresia which often results in a delayed diagnosis but still requires surgical correction

Cases of Jejunal Stenosis

UGI of jejunal stenosis
Delayed image from an upper GI with small bowel follow through exam shows the jejunum to be extremely dilated (left side of image) while the ileum is decompressed (right side of image).
Surgical image of jejunal web
Surgical image shows an abrupt caliber change in the proximal jejunum.