Intestinal pseudo-obstruction caused by neuromyopathy in a patient with systemic sclerosis.

@article{Park2012IntestinalPC,
  title={Intestinal pseudo-obstruction caused by neuromyopathy in a patient with systemic sclerosis.},
  author={Jin-Sun Park and Hyoun Ah Kim and Kwang-Jae Lee and Chang Hee Suh},
  journal={Modern rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={912-918}
}
Although gastrointestinal involvement in systemic sclerosis is common, the pathophysiology of small-bowel involvement in systemic sclerosis is not fully understood. We report a case of a 56-year-old woman who has systemic sclerosis with intestinal pseudo-obstruction. The small-bowel manometric findings showed low-amplitude intestinal contraction and absence… CONTINUE READING