D-lactic acidosis and ataxia in a man with Crohn disease

James, Paul D.; Black, David; Kuper, Ayelet; Saibil, Fred
February 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 3, p276
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a reprint of the article "D-lactic acidosis and ataxia in a man with Crohn disease," by Paul D. James and colleagues that appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It discusses a case study of a 49-year-old man who has a medical history of Crohn's disease. It states that the patient was diagnosed with D-lactic acidosis and ataxia. It states that the treatment of D-lactic acidosis includes oral antibiotics such as metronidazole, neomycin and vancomycin.


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