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Sigmoid diverticular perforation in neurosurgical patients receiving high-dose corticosteroids

Neurosurgery

Jul 1, 1993

Howard L WeinerPaul Roy Cooper

PMID: 8355846

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Perforation of colonic diverticula is a complication of corticosteroid use that has not been described in the neurosurgical literature. Between 1987 and 1992, 719 patients who underwent surgery for primary and metastatic brain and spinal tumors of the central nervous system received 224...read more

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Colon Diverticulum Anatomic Structure
Secondary Peritonitis
Urbason
Leukocytosis
Sigmoid Diseases
Duodenal Diseases
Spinal Cord Neoplasms
Diverticulosis
Postoperative Complications
Intestinal Perforation
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Sigmoid diverticular perforation in neurosurgical patients receiving high-dose corticosteroids

Neurosurgery

Jul 1, 1993

Howard L WeinerPaul Roy Cooper

PMID: 8355846

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Abstract

Perforation of colonic diverticula is a complication of corticosteroid use that has not been described in the neurosurgical literature. Between 1987 and 1992, 719 patients who underwent surgery for primary and metastatic brain and spinal tumors of the central nervous system received 224...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Colon Diverticulum Anatomic Structure
Secondary Peritonitis
Urbason
Leukocytosis
Sigmoid Diseases

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