Pseudomembranous (antibiotic-associated) colitis.


We have come to understand the cause of antibiotic-associated pseudomembranous colitis (PMC) only in the last decade. Clostridium difficile produces the intestinal dysfunction and the characteristic finding of exudative plaques on the mucosa by elaborating a toxin in the colon. This report reviews the development of our knowledge of this disease and the… (More)


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