The term typhlitis
was used to describe right lower quadrant inflammation.
Neutropenic enterocolitis (NE), also called typhlitis
, is a common complication during the pre-engraftment period.
Greek term for caecum-typhlon enteron is kept in the term typhlitis
. Terms omphalocoele, omphalitis, and also ductus omphaloentericus originate from the term omphalos ([phrase omitted]) for umbilicus.
Clinical manifestations of invasive gastrointestinal mucormycosis include appendiceal, cecal, or an iliac mass, and patients with neutropenia may present with fever, typhlitis
, and hematochezia.
CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis showed pericecal inflammatory stranding without pneumatosis concerning cecal typhlitis
as well as an "apple-core mass" of the ascending colon near the hepatic flexure concerning colon cancer (Figure 1).
Neutropenic enterocolitis (NE), also known as typhlitis
, is a rare and life-threatening condition that is characterized by mucosal injury to the bowel wall in the setting of severe neutropenia.
The most significant gross findings were multifocal necrotizing hepatitis and diphtheric typhlitis
. Histopathologic evaluation of the liver, ceca, kidney, spleen, and small intestine revealed systemic histomoniasis (SH) associated with intralesional and intravascular accumulations of histomonad organisms consistent with H meleagridis.
in non-small cell lung cancer.
His subsequent clinical course was complicated by episodes of fever and neutropenia, typhlitis
, and neurotoxicity from etoposide and vincristine needing extensive rehabilitation.
Chemotherapy Drugs.--A significant, life-threatening complication of high-dose chemotherapy in immunocompromised patients is neutropenic enterocolitis, or typhlitis
. It has been reported initially in children following induction therapy for acute leukemia, but later has been described with chemotherapy for acute myeloid leukemia; multiple myeloma; aplastic anemia; myelodysplastic syndromes; breast, lung, and testis solid tumors; AIDS; and transplants.
Doxorubicin (DOX) is widely used anticancer drug against different human malignancies; it has severe side effects in the form of typhlitis
, cardiotoxicity, nephrotoxicity, hepatotoxicity and other toxicity (Pestalozzi et al.
Colitis and typhlitis
were observed in the post mortem examination, and an abundance of cpb2-positive C.