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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 530680, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/530680
Case Report

Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis after Cetuximab Chemotherapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Parotid Gland

1Department of Surgery, Nicosia Government Hospital, Palaios Dromos Lefkosias-Lemesou, No. 215, Strovolos, 2029 Nicosia, Cyprus
2Department of Academic Surgery, Royal Marsden Hospital, Upper GI/HPB Unit, Fulham Road, London SW3 6JJ, UK
3Department of Pathology, Nicosia Government Hospital, Palaios Dromos Lefkosias-Lemesou, No. 215, Strovolos, 2029 Nicosia, Cyprus
4Laiko General Hospital, Athens Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University, Agiou Thoma 17, 11527 Athens, Greece

Received 18 September 2014; Accepted 15 January 2015

Academic Editor: George Rallis

Copyright © 2015 Christos Petrides et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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