Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 113–114 | Cite as

Cytomegalovirus infection as a cause of ileoanal pouchitis

  • Patrick R. Pfau
  • Gary R. Lichtenstein
Letters To The Editor


Public Health Cytomegalovirus Infection 


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    Moonka D, Furth EE, MacDermott RP, Lichtenstein GR. Pouchitis associated with primary cytomegalovirus infection. Am J Gastroenterol 1998;93:264–6.Google Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick R. Pfau
    • 1
  • Gary R. Lichtenstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Philadelphia

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