Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis in systemic lupus erythematosus with intestinal vasculitis : Treatment with high dose prednisone

@article{Cabrera1994PneumatosisCI,
  title={Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis in systemic lupus erythematosus with intestinal vasculitis : Treatment with high dose prednisone},
  author={Grace Cabrera and Eve Scopelitis and Marta Lucia Cuellar and Luis H. Silveira and Hernando Mena and Dr. L. R. Espinoza},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  year={1994},
  volume={13},
  pages={312-316}
}
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) is an uncommon disorder usually associated with intestinal and pulmonary obstructive diseases, recent abdominal procedures and systemic illnesses. PCI has been reported in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus associated with intestinal vasculitis. We describe herein a patient with a month history of intermittent abdominal pain, diarrhoea, hyporexia, and weight loss who underwent intestinal resection for acute abdomen. Post-operatively she gave a… CONTINUE READING
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