Acute small intestinal obstruction - An unusual complication
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We report a case of endoscopic capsule impaction causing acute small intestinal obstruction in a patient with Crohn’s disease (CD), having obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. A 57-year old female presented with features of acute small bowel obstruction 2 days after capsule endoscopy elsewhere for the evaluation of intermittent bleeding per rectum and iron deficiency anemia. A patient underwent an exploratory laparotomy with right hemicolectomy for the diseased ileocecal region which mimicked malignancy. The capsule was found to be impacted in the strictured lumen of the terminal ileum. Post operative histopathological examination revealed it to be Crohn’s disease...

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