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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. https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/595297
Pneumatosis Intestinalis in a Patient with Chronic Bronchiectasis
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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