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Pneumatosis intestinalis in childhood leukaemia. Report of a case with gas in the portal vein and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6365848     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) with gas in the portal vein, in an 8-month-old infant with acute lymphatic leukaemia and perforation of the terminal ileum is reported. The 19 previously published cases of PI in pediatric patients with leukaemia are reviewed. The clinical picture and the pathogenetic hypotheses of PI are discussed.
J Miholic; M Kummer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Helvetica paediatrica acta     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0018-022X     ISO Abbreviation:  Helv Paediatr Acta     Publication Date:  1983 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-04-24     Completed Date:  1984-04-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373005     Medline TA:  Helv Paediatr Acta     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  533-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Intestinal Perforation / complications
Leukemia, Lymphoid / complications*
Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis / complications*
Portal Vein* / radiography
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