A case of small intestinal cast causing SBO in complicated intestinal graft-versus-host disease

Christa Grant, Eric D. Nellis, A. Alfred Chahine

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Abstract

We report an unusual case of small bowel obstruction caused by an intestinal cast in an 8-year-old female who developed intestinal graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) following two unrelated bone marrow transplants for aplastic anemia, and highlight the pathophysiology, common presentations, and surgical complications of intestinal GVHD from the surgeons' perspective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)685-688
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Volume30
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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