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J Korean Pediatr Soc. 1997 Jun;40(6):867-871. Korean. Case Report.
Yoo HJ , Park SE , Park SO , Park JH , Kim SY .
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea.
Abstract

Ischemic colitis is a common gastrointestinal disease not in childhood but in sixties decade. It's developed due to ischemic injury of colon and classified to transient reversible form, chronic form and acute fulminant form. Uniquely Authors had experienced a case of ischemic colitis diagnosed as barium enema in childhood. This patient was brought to our hospital due to abdominal pain, abdominal distension and bloody diarrhea. He was received barium enema study which showed stricture of splenic flexure of descending colon. He had severe clinical course of ischemic colitis, resulting in sepsis and acute renal failure. He was recovered from previous symptom after hemodialysis, antibiotic medication and supportive care. We saw recovery of stricture of splenic flexure by barium enema study.

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