Absence of diarrhea in toxic megacolon complicating Clostridium difficile pseudomembranous colitis.

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We describe a patient with Clostridium difficile-associated pseudomembranous colitis who presented with toxic megacolon without diarrhea. The discussion includes a brief review of the literature, and suggests an important role for endoscopy in the diagnosis of pseudomembranous colitis and, possibly, as part of the therapy for toxic megacolon associated with… (More)

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@article{Burke1988AbsenceOD, title={Absence of diarrhea in toxic megacolon complicating Clostridium difficile pseudomembranous colitis.}, author={G. W. Burke and M. E. Wilson and Ichrak Mehrez}, journal={The American journal of gastroenterology}, year={1988}, volume={83 3}, pages={304-7} }