Two cases of paralitic ileus in onco-hematologic patients

  • Francesca Carraro | francesca.carraro80@libero.it Pediatric, Onco-Hematology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Division, Regina Margherita Children’s Hospital, Turin, Italy.
  • Elisa Rivetti Pediatric, Onco-Hematology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Division, Regina Margherita Children’s Hospital, Turin, Italy.
  • Erica Romano Pediatric, Onco-Hematology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Division, Regina Margherita Children’s Hospital, Turin, Italy.
  • Franca Fagioli Pediatric, Onco-Hematology, Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Division, Regina Margherita Children’s Hospital, Turin, Italy.

Abstract

ileus is a severe complication resulting from a variety of disorders. It occurs most commonly in patients with serious underlying medical or surgical conditions. Prompt diagnosis and appropriate management may improve the outcome. We describe 2 cases of onco-hematologic patients who presented this complication after intensive chemotherapy.

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2012-01-17
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paralitic ileus, onco-hematologic patients, pediatric
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Carraro, F., Rivetti, E., Romano, E., & Fagioli, F. (2012). Two cases of paralitic ileus in onco-hematologic patients. Pediatric Reports, 4(1), e3. https://doi.org/10.4081/pr.2012.e3