UPCOMING EVENT

September 20th, 2018

Bruce Wenig, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida


CASE OF THE MONTH

A 69-year-old woman with pneumatosis of colon


A 69 year old woman on chemotherapy for a neuroendocrine tumor presented to the emergency room with hyponatremia, hyperkalemia and acute kidney injury. She was diagnosed with tumor lysis syndrome, chemotherapy was discontinued, and she received medical therapy to control her electrolyte abnormalities. A CT showing pneumatosis of small bowel and colon


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