TITLE

Clostridium septicum Causing Sepsis With Severe Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation in a Patient With Crohn's Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Heibl, Christoph; Knoflach, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan2011, Vol. 106 Issue 1, p170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 41-year-old woman with Crohn's disease (CD) that involved the terminal ileum. She presented with abdominal pain and vomiting with signs of incomplete bowel obstruction and sepsis. A computed tomography (CT) scan showed wall thickening of the terminal ileum and a possible abscess in the small bowel. The article discusses sepsis caused by Clostridium septicum with intravascular coagulation in patients with CD.
ACCESSION #
57161911

 

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