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Type: Journal article
Title: Phlegmonous enterocolitis: A rare form of inflammatory bowel disease
Author: Moore, J.
Sweeney, J.
Penfold, B.
Bignold, L.
Citation: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1995; 65(10):763-765
Publisher: The College
Issue Date: 1995
ISSN: 0004-8682
1445-2197
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James W. E. Moore, James L. Sweeney, Brian Penfold and Leon P. Bignold
Abstract: Phlegmonous enterocolitis is a rarely encountered and almost universally fatal bacterial infection seen most often in the alcoholic population. Despite being first described in 1842, fewer than 60 cases have been reported. The role of surgical management in this condition is unknown. We present a case of phlegmonous enterocolitis with a successful outcome after total colectomy.
Keywords: Humans; Enterocolitis; Colectomy; Adult; Female
RMID: 0030006207
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.1995.tb00554.x
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