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Multiple intestinal perforation in a patient with Wegener's granulomatosis: A case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  20884146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Wegener's granulomatosis is a necrotizing vasculitis of unknown etiology characterized mainly by inflammation of the small- and medium-sized arteries and veins that affect any viscera. It may rarely involve the gastrointestinal tract. Only a few cases of multiple focus ileal perforation due to ulcers associated with Wegener's granulomatosis have been reported. Herein we report a case of a 32-year-old man with extensive intestinal small bowel ischaemic perforation due to Wegener's granulomatosis.
Authors:
A C Yildirim; E Koçak; P Yildiz; M Yildiz; A Ş Karakayalı; B Kaptanoglu; S Köklü
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gastroentérologie clinique et biologique     Volume:  34     ISSN:  2210-7401     ISO Abbreviation:  Gastroenterol. Clin. Biol.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704825     Medline TA:  Gastroenterol Clin Biol     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  712-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2010 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Turkish Ministry of Health, Ankara Diskapi Education and Researching Hospital, Department of 2nd General Surgery, Diskapi, Ankara, Turkey.
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