Case 22

Alissa J. Walsh, Otto C. Buchel, Jane Collier and Simon P.L. Travis

in Oxford Case Histories in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199557899
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753329 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 22

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A 67-year-old Caribbean woman with chronic renal disease needing dialysis was admitted with diarrhoea. Three months before she had had an episode of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, resulting from Clostridium difficile. She had been treated, the diarrhoea had resolved, and she had no further courses of antibiotics in the interim. She also had psoriasis, had been on prednisolone for many years, and had diverticulosis.

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Subjects: Gastroenterology

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