PMID: 8096638Mar 1, 1993Paper

Vasculitis as a cause of diarrhea and gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a case report

Pediatric Pathology
E KotiloğluN Koyuncuoğlu

Abstract

A 13-year-old girl was hospitalized for fever, malaise, intractable diarrhea, and intermittent gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Despite aggressive antimicrobial and supportive treatment, she died with massive bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract. Autopsy study revealed systemic polyarteritis nodosa of classic form in the right lung and gastrointestinal tract and of microscopic form in kidneys.

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Citations

Oct 18, 2013·Pediatric Nephrology : Journal of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association·Yasar KandurBuket Dalgic
Jan 27, 2007·Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition·Javier Martín de CarpiVicente Varea

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