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Fatal invasive gastric mucormycosis occurring with emphysematous gastritis: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9934766     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Emphysematous gastritis is an often lethal, rare clinical entity referring to air bubbles in the wall of the stomach produced by gas-forming bacteria. Invasive gastrointestinal mucormycosis is an unusual clinical presentation of this invasive fungal disease. We report the first case of invasive gastric mucormycosis occurring with emphysematous gastritis, and review the literature regarding both of these clinical entities.
Authors:
C L Cherney; A Chutuape; M K Fikrig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  94     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1999 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-18     Completed Date:  1999-02-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  252-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Division of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Emphysema / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Fatal Outcome
Gastritis / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Humans
Male
Mucormycosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  pathology
Stomach / pathology

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