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Two cross-sections showing a normal digestive tract and a swollen digestive tract

View full-sized image Drawing of two cross-sections of the digestive tract. One cross-section shows a normal digestive tract. The other cross-section shows a swollen digestive tract. The swollen digestive tract has a narrow passage.
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Drawing of two cross-sections of the digestive tract. One cross-section shows a normal digestive tract. The other cross-section shows a swollen digestive tract. The swollen digestive tract has a narrow passage.

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Drawing of two cross-sections of the digestive tract. One cross-section shows a normal digestive tract. The other cross-section shows a swollen digestive tract. The swollen digestive tract has a narrow passage.

Caption

When scar tissue builds up, the passage can become narrow.

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1.124 MB | 3000 x 1350

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