Scleroderma and Intestinal Perforation

Regan, Patrick T.; Weiland, Louis H.; Geall, Michael G.
December 1977
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1977, Vol. 68 Issue 6, p566
Academic Journal
We report four cases of scleroderma and intestinal perforation. There were three instances of colonic perforations, two associated with fecal impaction and stercoral ulceration and one with evidence of vasculitis. The fourth patient was an unusual instance of spontaneous perforation of the small intestine in scleroderma.


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