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J Clin Pathol. 1998 June; 51(6): 475–476.
PMCID: PMC500754

Cytomegalovirus colitis in immunocompetent individual.

Abstract

A woman with peripheral vascular disease developed cytomegalovirus colitis following repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm. Cytomegalovirus colitis developing in an immunocompetent individual may be caused by a breach in the integrity of the mucosal lining of the colon from various causes and should alert the clinician to explore these causes in order to provide effective care.

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