Megacolon, Toxic

Known as: MEGACOLON TOXIC, Megacolon, Toxic [Disease/Finding], Toxic Megacolon 
An acute form of MEGACOLON, severe pathological dilatation of the COLON. It is associated with clinical conditions such as ULCERATIVE COLITIS; CROHN… (More)
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1961-2017
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2007
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2007
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) is changing, with evidence of increased incidence… (More)
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2001
2001
The purpose of this study is to determine the role of CT in the evaluation and in detecting complications in patients with toxic… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND & AIMS Colonic inflammation may lead to motility disturbances, including severe atony. Nitric oxide is released by… (More)
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1994
1994
We report six cases of toxic megacolon in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). One case, at an early stage of HIV… (More)
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1993
1993
Toxic megacolon complicating inflammatory or infective colitis carries a high morbidity and mortality and surgical intervention… (More)
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1989
1989
We report a case of toxic megacolon manifesting in cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis in a 55-yr-old man with steroid-dependent… (More)
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1989
1989
Twenty-seven cases of fulminant colitis are reported. All had at least five of the seven criteria of severity. Four developed… (More)
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1986
1986
The clinical features and outcome of 70 patients treated for toxic megacolon between 1970 and 1984 in five university-affiliated… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
In a study of 615 new patients with Crohn's disease consecutively diagnosed at the Cleveland Clinic between 1966 and 1969, 592… (More)
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1980
1980
Toxic megacolon complicating ulcerative colitis has been a well-recognized entity since its original description in 1950. The… (More)
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