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Table 1 Intestinal perforation in dermatomyositis, literature review

From: Successful open abdomen treatment for multiple ischemic duodenal perforated ulcers in dermatomyositis

Author N° of cases Site of perforation Treatment Outcome
Zarbalian Y et al. 2013 [10] 1 Right colon Right hemicolectomy Uneventful
Mamyrova G et al. 2007 [9] 2 Right colon Right hemicolectomy Uneventful
   Duodenum Unknown Left hemicolectomy for left colon perforation
Morita Y et al. 2007 [3] 1 Duodenum Primary suture repair Uneventful
Chiu SK et al. 2007 [11] 1 Duodenum Not described Uneventful
Chen G et al. 2005 [12] 1 Occult perforation Exploratory laparotomy Fatal sepsis
Wang IJ et al. 2001 [5] 1 Duodenum Not described Uneventful
Suwa A et al. 1997 [8] 1 Right colon Right hemicolectomy Uneventful
Lin W et al. 1995 [2] 1 Sigmoid colon Total colectomy Fatal sepsis
Ghayad E et al. 1993 [13] 1 Colon Not described Not described
Niizawa M et al. 1991 [7] 1 Right colon Right hemicolectomy Uneventful
Downey EC et al. 1988 [14] 4 Esophago-colonic Suture, resection and drainage Not described
Miller LC et al. 1987 [15] 10 Esophago-colonic Not described Fatal sepsis
Schullinger JN et al. 1985 [16] 4 Duodenum, esophagus and colon Partial gastrectomy, drainage Uneventful
   Duodenum Partial gastrectomy Uneventful
   Stomach Partial gastrectomy Uneventful
   Transverse colon Colostomy Fatal vascular cerebral complications
Magill HL et al. 1984 [4] 2 Duodenum Not described Not described
Thompson JW et al. 1984 [6] 1 Esophagus Debridement and drainage Uneventful
Kaplinsky et al. 1978 [17] 1 Duodenum Non described Not described
Koiunderliev et al. 1975 [18] 1 Small bowel Segmentary resection Uneventful
Bureau et al. 1958 [19] 1 Duodenum Exploratory laparotomy Fatal sepsis