Bloody diarrhoea in a 54-year-old Arab patient

Seidl, H.; Helmberger, T.; Schmidt, T.; Heitland, W.; Schepp, W.
April 2009
Gut;Apr2009, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p482
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 54-year-old Arab patient having a three week history of bloody diarrhea, bloating and left-sided abdominal pain. The patient mentions a daily intake of a traditional Arabic medicine for the previous months. He was diagnosed of having a segmented inflammation of the descending colon and rectum based on the result of Colonoscopy supported by a contrast-enhanced biphasic abdominal computed tomography scan.


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