TITLE

Pseudomembranes on Colostomy

AUTHOR(S)
Jawa, Pankaj; Conlin, Frederick
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2009, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p214
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the treatment process of a certain patient who was diagnosed with prostate cancer. The patient was said to be positive for Clostridium difficile toxin, and upon two days of hospitalization, yellow membranes were visible on the ostomy stump. The treatment option for pseudomembranous colitis is metronidazole, and vancomycin for repeated infection.
ACCESSION #
37147229

 

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