EI~OGH-SCI~(3i'~I,~Ii~1 disease is a well recognized pitfall in the differential diagnosis of acute abdominal emergencies. In reviewing the alimentary lesions in this disorder Balf (1951) concluded-&dquo; they appear to be of transitory importance only and there is no record of progression to chronic disease of the bowel.&dquo; The rarity of surgical complications has been confirmed by Phelan (1961). The following case appears to be the first full account in the English literature describing chronic small bo…
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