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Enteritis cystica profunda: is trauma the etiology? Interval development in the previously normal ileum: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18543576     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although well described in the colon, enteritis cystica profunda is an extremely rare lesion of the small intestine with only a few cases documented in English medical literature. It is a benign condition most often associated with Crohn's disease or Peutz-Jeghers syndrome in the adult. It has been described presenting as ileoileal intussusception in the pediatric population. We report a case of enteritis cystica profunda found incidentally on exploratory laparotomy with evidence of interval development over a 5-month period confirming trauma as the etiology.
Jeffrey C Chao; Paul A Lucha
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Military medicine     Volume:  173     ISSN:  0026-4075     ISO Abbreviation:  Mil Med     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-11     Completed Date:  2008-08-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984771R     Medline TA:  Mil Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  513-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of General Surgery, Naval Medical Center, 620 John Paul Jones Circle, Portsmouth, VA 23708-2197, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Enteritis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Ileal Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Ileus / pathology*
Intestinal Obstruction / etiology*
Wounds and Injuries / complications*

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