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2023

Volume 4, Issue 1, p1-13

Articles published in this issue are Open Access and licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY NC) where the readers can reuse, download, distribute the article in whole or part by mentioning proper credits to the authors.

Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and Crohn’s Disease Association: Case Report

We described a 15-year-old- a boy who presented with neurofibromatosis type 1 and Crohn’s disease. Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) is the most common form of NF, affecting 1 in 3000 individuals. Crohn’s disease is one of the inflammatory bowel diseases. Its incidence is significantly rising in Ireland. Concomitant association of NF1 and Crohn’s disease is a rare finding. This is the first case reported in the paediatric population.

Arch Gastroenterol Res, 2023, Volume 4, Issue 1, p1-3 | DOI: 10.33696/Gastroenterology.4.041

Exploring the Use of Point of Care Ultrasound in Screening for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a major cause of cirrhosis and liver failure globally. Despite its broad impact, screening recommendations for NAFLD remain varied based between gastrointestinal societies. Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) has emerged as a new form of screening and diagnosing intrabdominal pathologies including NAFLD. We aimed to estimate the effectiveness of POCUS in screening for NAFLD

Arch Gastroenterol Res, 2023, Volume 4, Issue 1, p4-11 | DOI: 10.33696/Gastroenterology.4.042

A Rare Endoscopic Finding: Gastric Diverticulum

A 40-year-old man received upper gastrointestinal endoscopic scan during a health check-up. There was no history suggestive of Helicobacter pylori eradication, reflux esophagitis, peptic ulcer disease and upper abdominal surgery. Endoscopy revealed a wide-mouthed diverticulum of the size of 1.5 × 2 cm between the fundus and greater curvature of the stomach (Figure 1).

Arch Gastroenterol Res, 2023, Volume 4, Issue 1, p12-13 | DOI: 10.33696/Gastroenterology.4.043

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