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dc.contributor.authorDaum, R.en
dc.contributor.authorNützenadel, W.en
dc.contributor.authorRoth, H.en
dc.contributor.authorZachariou, Zachariasen
dc.creatorDaum, R.en
dc.creatorNützenadel, W.en
dc.creatorRoth, H.en
dc.creatorZachariou, Zachariasen
dc.description.abstractWe report on two children who were admitted with chronic ileus without mechanical obstruction. In the 4-month-old female newborn, high-dose radiation was applied after extirpation of a sympathicoblastoma. Within a few years a metaplasia of the muscle coat of the small intestine developed with a resulting malabsorption syndrome. Although the damaged part of the intestine was resected, the process progressed and the child died. In the second case, a chronic ileus developed at the age of 10 years as a result of fibrosis of the intestinal tract. Repeated laparotomies were performed, and no mechanical obstruction could be found. The most probable diagnosis is a form of scleroderma affecting mainly the alimentary tract without any skin involvement. The patient died in a severe cachexia.en
dc.sourceProgress in pediatric surgeryen
dc.titleMotility malfunction of the gastrointestinal tract by rare diseases–fibrosis of the intestinal wall.en
dc.description.endingpage201Ιατρική Σχολή / Medical School
dc.contributor.orcidZachariou, Zacharias [0000-0001-8305-8037]

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