CMV Colitis Mimicking Crohn's Disease in a Patient With Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).
The spectrum of gastrointestinal tract infections observed in patients with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) has been widening rapidly. Patients with cytomegaloviral (CMV infection of the colon have been described predominantly as having cecal disease or a superficial colitis. We report a patient with scattered deep colonic ulcerations, mimicking Crohn's disease and representing another appearance of CMV colitis.
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Caroline, D. F., Hilpert, P. L., & Russin, V. L. (1987). CMV colitis mimicking Crohn's disease in a patient with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Canadian Association Of Radiologists Journal = Journal L'association Canadienne Des Radiologistes, 38(3), 227-228.
Medical Pathology | Pathology
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Pathology Laboratory Medicine Faculty