Rectal perforation after barium enema in a patient with cytomegalovirus colitis--a case report.

@article{Chu1993RectalPA,
  title={Rectal perforation after barium enema in a patient with cytomegalovirus colitis--a case report.},
  author={Frederick Cho-Shun Chu and Wilfred C. G. Peh and Fu Luk Chan and Annie Nga-Yin Cheung},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={1993},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={794-7}
}
The very rare complication of rectal perforation during the barium enema of an immunocompetent Chinese man with cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis is described. Rectal biopsy performed over three weeks earlier was unlikely to have been related to the perforation. Histopathological examination of the colonic mucosa showed features of active chronic colitis and… CONTINUE READING