Cobblestone appearance in the colon of a 24-year-old man

May 2008
Gut;May2008, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p604
Academic Journal
A quiz concerning the diagnosis of intractable diarrhoea is presented.


Related Articles

  • Microscopic colitides: a single center experience in Mexico. Rubio-Tapia, Alberto; Martínez-Salgado, Julio; García-Leiva, Jorge; Martínez-Benítez, Braulio; Uribe, Misael // International Journal of Colorectal Disease;Sep2007, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p1031 

    Microscopic colitis is characterized by chronic diarrhea and specific microscopic changes in a macroscopically normal colonic mucosa. In this paper, we report the clinical and histological features of a group of Mexican patients with microscopic colitis. Patients were identified from 10 years of...

  • CORRESPONDENCE.  // British Medical Journal;9/25/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6038, p751 

    Presents several correspondence related to medical services in the Septemer 1976 issues of 'British Medical Journal.' Details on different medical attitudes to travellers' diarrhea; Importance of seat belt in travelling; Effect of cigarette smoking on pregnant mother; Confirmation of abstinence...

  • Estimating the Burden of Disease from Water, Sanitation, Hygene at a Global Level. Prüss, Annette; Kay, David; Fewtrell, Lorna; Bartram, Jamie // Environmental Health Perspectives;May2002, Vol. 110 Issue 5, p537 

    We estimated the disease burden from water, sanitation, and hygiene at the global level taking into account various disease outcomes, principally diarrheal diseases. The disability-adjusted life year (DALY) combines the burden from death and disability in a single index and permits the...

  • Probiotic therapy for the prevention and treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea: a systematic review. Dendukuri, Nandini; Costa, Vania; McGregor, Maurice; Brophy, James M. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/19/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 2, p167 

    Abstract Background The recent increase in the number and severity of cases of nosocomial Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) has prompted interest in the use of probiotics for the prevention and treatment of this disease. We performed a systematic review of randomized controlled...

  • From the Editor.  // Middle East Journal of Family Medicine;Nov2013, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p2 

    An introduction to articles published within the issue is presented, which includes one on childhood diarrhea, another on the relationship between patients understanding of treatment plan and medication compliance, as well as one on the different levels of care provision in Sri Lanka.

  • Choledocho-colonic fistula: A Rare Biliary-Enteric Fistula Causing Refractory Diarrhoea. Anees, Afzal; Khan, M. A.; Zea, Iqbal; Khalid, M. // Internet Journal of Surgery;2008, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p6 

    The spontaneous biliary-colonic fistula is one of the causes for choleric enteropathy. Surgery is required to relieve the symptoms. We report a case of choledocho-colonic fistula causing diarrhoea, steatorrhoea, weakness and emaciation, refractory to medical treatment. It was managed...

  • Is Your Water Bottle Making You Sick?  // Natural Health;Sep2003, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p25 

    A used water bottle can breed enough bacteria to cause diarrhea and vomiting, according to a recent study. Researchers at the University of Calgary in Canada tested 76 water bottles used by elementary school children and found that about 9 percent of them were contaminated with dangerous...

  • The Clinical Relevance of Diarrhoea in Patients with Suspected Uncomplicated Appendicitis. Oguntola, A. S.; Adeoti, M. L.; Agodirin, S. O.; Aderounmu, A. O. A. // East & Central African Journal of Surgery;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p95 

    Background: Diarrhea is uncommon in uncomplicated appendicitis and when present, it tends to bring about delay in diagnosis, thus predisposing to complications. Methods: This was a retrospective study of all cases of uncomplicated appendicitis seen at LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Nigeria...

  • South Africa. Bateman, Chris // CME: Continuing Medical Education;July2013, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p316 

    This section offers South African healthcare news briefs as of August 2013. Durban health officials said in mid-July 2013 that the rotavirus has spread through the city, causing the death of two children in an outbreak of diarrhoea in the eThekwini municipality. The South African-Cuban doctor...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics