Bowel loops and eyelid droops

Spiegelman, Jamie; Cescon, David W.; Friedman, Yael; Mazza, Brie V.; Austin, John W.; Rachlis, Anita; Murray, Brian J.
October 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/21/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 9, p927
Academic Journal
A patient presented with a small-bowel obstruction associated with signs and symptoms of botulism. Fecal cultures were positive for viable Clostridium botulinum. This case emphasizes the importance of a broad differential diagnosis and doing a complete examination to account for all signs and symptoms.


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