Gastric Pneumatosis in a Critically Ill Pediatric Burn Patient: Case Report and Overview of Risk Factors, Diagnosis, and Management

Erika Bisgaard, William Preston Hewgley, Kristin Minei Gee, Samir Pandya, Chiaka O Akarichi, Brett Arnoldo, Caroline Park

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Abstract

Pneumatosis intestinalis and gastric pneumatosis are rare, but potentially morbid conditions in the burn-injured patient. They present a pediatric patient with severe scald injuries and isolated gastric pneumatosis who was successfully treated with a multidisciplinary approach and nonoperative management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)342-344
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of burn care & research : official publication of the American Burn Association
Volume42
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 4 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Rehabilitation

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