Gastrointestinal involvement in scleroderma is almost universal. We describe a patient with a benign stricture and volvulus of transverse colon, a life threatening but treatable complication of scleroderma bowel disease. We review the literature on colon volvulus in scleroderma and discuss the importance of recognizing this rare complication.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Rheumatology|
|State||Published - Oct 27 1999|
- Colonic stricture
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy