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Can J Gastroenterol. 2008 Oct;22(10):847-50.

Pneumatosis intestinalis in a patient with chronic bronchiectasis.

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Department of Gastroenterology, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario. mayadoumit@hotmail.com

Abstract

Pneumatosis intestinalis has been described in association with many gastrointestinal tract disorders including infection, ischemia and obstruction. It has also been described in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, connective tissue disorders, organ transplantation, leukemia and various states of immunodeficiency. In the present paper, the case of a 66-year-old woman with chronic bronchiectasis who subsequently developed pneumatosis intestinalis is described.

PMID:
18925310
PMCID:
PMC2661306
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