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2008 — October Case of the Month

Updated December 16, 2008


CAP Foundation October 2008 Online Case of the Month

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A previously healthy 69-year-old woman presented with an acute abdomen ten days after taking an antibiotic for a dental abscess. The specimen consisted of a total colectomy specimen with a portion of terminal ileum. The bowel wall was mildly thickened and the colonic mucosa was diffusely covered by tenacious gray-green exudate.

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  • Amebic colitis
  • Collagenous colitis
  • Idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease
  • Lymphocytic colitis
  • Neutropenic enterocolitis
  • Pseudomembranous colitis

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