Neutropenic enterocolitis

  title={Neutropenic enterocolitis},
  author={Marta L. Davila},
  journal={Current Opinion in Gastroenterology},
  • Marta L. Davila
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Gastroenterology
  • Purpose of review This review will cover the recent literature pertaining to the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of patients with neutropenic enterocolitis. Recent findings Neutropenic enterocolitis, also referred to as typhlitis, is a life-threatening gastrointestinal complication of chemotherapy, most often associated with leukemia or lymphoma. Recently, a larger number of reports have been published of individuals presenting with this syndrome after being treated with newer… CONTINUE READING