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Escherichia coli O157:H7-associated hemolytic-uremic syndrome: value of colonic color Doppler sonography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8577558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hemolytic-uremic syndrome associated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 presents with a gastrointestinal prodrome. During this prodrome the disease may be difficult to differentiate from acute colitis and other hemorrhagic gastrointestinal diseases. We have found that color Doppler sonography in patients with E. coli-associated hemolytic-uremic syndrome of the colon demonstrates a strikingly avascular, thick-walled colon. In the correct clinical setting, this finding should allow a diagnosis during the prodromal phase.
J A Friedland; T E Herman; M J Siegel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  25 Suppl 1     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  1995 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-03-11     Completed Date:  1996-03-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S65-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis Children's Hospital, Department of Radiology, 510 So. Kingshighway Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Colitis / microbiology,  ultrasonography*
Colon / ultrasonography
Diagnosis, Differential
Escherichia coli Infections / microbiology,  ultrasonography*
Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / microbiology,  ultrasonography*
Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / microbiology*,  ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color

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