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Norishi Ueda, Takashi Shimotake and Kazunori Ohama Duodenal perforation associated with norovirus and rotavirus gastroenteritis Clinical Case Reports 1

Version of Record online: 6 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/ccr3.20

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Norovirus (NoV) and rotavirus (RV) gastroenteritis are usually self-limiting. However, few pediatric cases of bowel perforation and no duodenal perforation with NoV gastroenteritis were reported. We describe two children with duodenal perforation due to NoV or RV gastroenteritis. Suspicion for this association enables prompt intervention, preventing lethal outcomes of these common infections.

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