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Perforation of the jejunum secondary to AIDS-related gastrointestinal Kaposi's sarcoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9113797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Intestinal perforation in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients due solely to Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) has rarely been described. A homosexual man with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome-related KS who presented with an acute abdomen is presented. He was found to have a jejunal perforation through a small KS lesion. There were no infectious organisms identified at the site of perforation.
E M Yoshida; N H Chan; C Chan-Yan; R M Baird
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0835-7900     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:    1997 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-15     Completed Date:  1997-05-15     Revised Date:  2014-01-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807867     Medline TA:  Can J Gastroenterol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  38-40     Citation Subset:  IM; X    
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen, Acute / diagnosis,  etiology,  surgery
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis
HIV Infections / complications*,  diagnosis
Intestinal Perforation / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology
Jejunal Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology
Sarcoma, Kaposi / complications*,  diagnosis

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