[Diclofenac-induced colitis complicated by Klebsiella oxytoca infection].

@article{Soussi2001DiclofenacinducedCC,
  title={[Diclofenac-induced colitis complicated by Klebsiella oxytoca infection].},
  author={F Soussi and K Tchirikhtchian and Fidy Ramaholimihaso and Nallah Yaziji and Sylvie Coussinet and Marie Dani{\`e}le Diebold and Guillaume Cadiot and G{\'e}rard Thi{\'e}fin},
  journal={Gastroenterologie clinique et biologique},
  year={2001},
  volume={25 8-9},
  pages={814-6}
}
A 25-year-old man presented with abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. Colonoscopy showed hemorrhagic proctocolitis with superficial erosions. Histology was consistent with the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis and biopsy cultures were negative. Despite treatment with prednisolone (40 mg/day), his clinical condition deteriorated and he was referred to our institution. On repeated questioning, the patient reported self-medication with diclofenac (200 mg/day) for 6 weeks to treat tendinitis prior to… CONTINUE READING