TITLE

Phlegmonous Gastritis in a 32-Week Pregnant Woman Managed by Conservative Surgical Treatment and Antibiotics

AUTHOR(S)
Séverine Hommel; Guillaume Savoye; Camille Lorenceau-Savale; Bruno Costaglioli; François Baron; Florence Pessot; Françoise Lemoine; Eric Lerebours
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Apr2007, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p1042
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Abstract  Phlegmonous gastritis is an extremely rare and life-threatening condition. We report the case of a 32-week pregnant women presenting a peritonitis owing to phlegmonous gastritis caused by a group A streptococcus and successfully managed by conservative surgical treatment and antibiotics. Multiple endoscopies with biopsies illustrate progressive and complete gastric recovery.
ACCESSION #
24518482

 

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