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Pseudomembranous colitis is a potentially life-threatening acute medical problem usually associated with a history of previous antibiotic exposure. Presented here is a case of sulfasalazine associated pseudomembranous colitis in a patient with known Crohn's colitis. The diagnosis was confirmed by identifying Clostridium difficile toxin in the stool. This a… (More)
Crohn's disease is associated with many local complications. Spontaneous rupture of the spleen secondary to Crohn's colitis with a fistulous tract into the adjacent fixed spleen has never been reported in the literature. A case report and a brief review of spontaneous splenic rupture and colonic perforation in Crohn's disease is presented.