Neutropenic enterocolitis: A continuing medical and surgical challenge

@inproceedings{Machado2010NeutropenicEA,
  title={Neutropenic enterocolitis: A continuing medical and surgical challenge},
  author={Norman O'Neil Machado},
  booktitle={North American journal of medical sciences},
  year={2010}
}
AIM Neutropenic enterocolitis is a life threatening complication occurring most frequently after intensive chemotherapy in acute leukemia and solid tumors. This review aims to explore the pathogenesis of the condition and appraise the option and outcome of conservative and surgical management based on the literature review. MATERIAL AND METHODS A Medline search was carried out and most of the relevant papers in English literature from 1973 onwards on neutropenic enterocolitis were reviewed… CONTINUE READING
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