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Terminal ileoscopy is an integral part of complete
colonoscopy. Retrograde terminal ileoscopy has been
noted to be useful in patients with inflammatory bowel
disease, diarrhea, lymphoma, cytomegalovirus-induced
ileitis, tuberculosis, portal hypertension and a host of other
conditions involving the terminal ileum.
In a recent study, It have been reported that obtaining
blind biopsies from even a normal-appearing terminal
ileum is useful in patients suspected to have ileocecal