Cytomegalovirus gastroenteritis can be a life-threatening infection in patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Although gastrointestinal ulcerations from cytomegalovirus have been widely reported, our patient is only the second case reported with actual perforations in the small bowel.
Houin, Herman P.; Gruenberg, James C.; Fisher, Evelyn J.; and Mezger, Eugene
"Multiple Small Bowel Perforations Secondary to Cytomegalovirus in a Patient with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 35
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