Intestinal duplication in a patient with neurofibromatosis: aid of ultrasound and CT scan in diagnosis.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 5-year-old boy with neurofibromatosis is described, whose symptoms of abdominal pain and vomiting were due to an intestinal duplication. Intestinal duplication has not been previously reported as a cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in neurofibromatosis. The utilization of ultrasound and computerized tomography scan as useful modalities for the diagnosis of duplication of the bowel is described.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Berezin, S; Fakhry, J; Newman, LJ; Davidian, M; Slim, MS

Published Date

  • November 1988

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 922 - 925

PubMed ID

  • 3143821

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0277-2116

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00005176-198811000-00022


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States