Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2008 / Article

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Volume 22 |Article ID 595297 |

Maya Doumit, Nav Saloojee, Richard Seppala, "Pneumatosis Intestinalis in a Patient with Chronic Bronchiectasis", Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 22, Article ID 595297, 4 pages, 2008.

Pneumatosis Intestinalis in a Patient with Chronic Bronchiectasis

Received22 Jan 2008
Accepted10 Apr 2008


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.

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