Life-threatening cytomegalovirus colitis in the immunocompetent patient: report of a case and review of the literature.

@article{Karakozis2001LifethreateningCC,
  title={Life-threatening cytomegalovirus colitis in the immunocompetent patient: report of a case and review of the literature.},
  author={Stavros Karakozis and Enrique G{\'o}ngora and Manuel Caceres and Elizabeth Brun and J. William Cook},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 11},
  pages={1716-20}
}
Cytomegalovirus colitis in the immunocompetent patient is an unusual clinical entity. We describe a patient with life-threatening cytomegalovirus colitis in the absence of immune deficiency and review the medical literature available on this topic.