Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 24, Issue 8, pp 609–610 | Cite as

Pneumatosis intestinalis in a child with AIDS and pseudomembranous colitis

  • E. M. Burton
  • M. G. Mercado-Deane
  • K. Patel
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Pneumatosis intestinalis (PI) was first reported in three children and one adult with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in 1990. The microorganisms cultured from these patients includedCryptosporidium, rotavirus, cytomegalovirus, andPseudomonas. We report the fourth child with AIDS and PI, and the first with PI to be associated withClostridium difficile colitis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Burton
    • 1
    • 2
  • M. G. Mercado-Deane
    • 1
  • K. Patel
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMedical College of GeorgiaAugustaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsMedical College of GeorgiaAugustaUSA

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