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Intestinal pseudo-obstruction: Rule out systemic lupus erythematous!
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  • Myriam Ayari,
  • Abdelwaheb Nakhli,
  • Zeineb Teyeb,
  • Imen Abdelaali,
  • Syrine Bellakhal,
  • Taieb Jomni
Myriam Ayari
La Marsa Internal Security Forces Hospital
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Abdelwaheb Nakhli
La Marsa Internal Security Forces Hospital
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Zeineb Teyeb
La Marsa Internal Security Forces Hospital
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Imen Abdelaali
La Marsa Internal Security Forces Hospital
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Syrine Bellakhal
La Marsa Internal Security Forces Hospital
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Taieb Jomni
La Marsa Internal Security Forces Hospital
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Abstract

Intestinal pseudo-obstruction (IPO) is defined as an intestinal obstruction without mechanical obstructive lesion. It’s a rare complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We report a case of SLE inaugurated by IPO to emphasize the importance of early recognition of the diagnosis especially that SLE-related IPO responds well to corticosteroid therapy.

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

01 Jul 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
06 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
06 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
15 Jul 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 Aug 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
20 Oct 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
07 Dec 20201st Revision Received
09 Dec 2020Submission Checks Completed
09 Dec 2020Assigned to Editor
09 Dec 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
21 Jan 2021Editorial Decision: Accept