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Treatment of pneumatosis cystoides coli by oxygen inhalation.
  1. A E Mackinnon,
  2. J D Frank,
  3. P Morris

    Abstract

    Endotracheal intubation and intermittent positive pressure ventilation were used to overcome the difficulties of oxygen therapy for pneumatosis cystoides coli in a 9-year-old child with Down's syndrome and a congenital heart defect. As compared to previously reported cases, a shorter duration of treatment and a lower arterial oxygen tension proved successful.

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