Neutropenic Enterocolitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 18, 2021
  • Author: Keith Sultan, MD, FACG; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Consider neutropenic enterocolitis in the setting of critically ill neutropenic febrile patients with an acute abdomen, particularly when chemotherapeutic agents with known oral or gastrointestinal toxicity have been administered (eg, high-dose cytarabine). [30]

Other conditions to consider in patients with suspected neutropenic enterocolitis include the following:

Differential Diagnoses