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HIV associated cytomegalovirus colitis as a mimic of inflammatory bowel disease.

Abstract:

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis may cause symptoms and signs identical to those of idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease. Although difficult to diagnose with certainty, the histological finding of cytomegalovirus inclusions in tissue from a case of suspected inflammatory bowel disease is strongly suggestive. CMV colitis is an entity almost entirely confined to cases of severe immunosuppression. The case of a 79 year old widower who was admitted to hospital with symptoms suggestive of inflammato...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/gut.37.1.148
Journal:
Gut More from this journal
Volume:
37
Issue:
1
Pages:
148-150
Publication date:
1995-07-01
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EISSN:
1468-3288
ISSN:
0017-5749
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:135390
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uuid:059986b0-5a25-4142-be99-377a3206b72d
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pubs:135390
Source identifiers:
135390
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2012-12-19

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