Procedures & Tests - Endoscopy

Endoscopy is a procedure that lets the doctor look inside your child's body. It uses an instrument called an endoscope, or scope for short. Scopes have a tiny camera attached to a long, thin tube. The doctor moves it through a body passageway or opening to see inside an organ. Sometimes scopes are used for surgery, such as for removing polyps from the colon.

Related Conditions

Related Conditions
Here are some of the conditions related to this procedure/test. Select a condition to get more information and resources: Achalasia, Crohn's Disease, Hirschsprung's Disease, Intestinal Malrotation, Intestinal Obstruction, Intussusception, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Peptic Ulcer, Pyloric Stenosis, Ulcerative Colitis.

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