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INTRODUCTION The authors present an unusual case of small bowel obstruction in a 62-year-old man. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 62-year-old man with a background of transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) of the bladder presented to the emergency department with abdominal pain, distension, vomiting and had not opened his bowels for three days. 3 weeks previously he… (More)
A case of toxic megacolon following splenectomy for lymphoma is presented. The aetiology of Clostridial difficile infection is reviewed and the hazards of perioperative prohylactic antibiotics are discussed.