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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… Expand
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) continues to affect patients in hospitals and communities worldwide. The spectrum of… Expand
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Oxidative stress (OS) is considered as one of the etiologic factors involved in several signals and symptoms of inflammatory… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND The epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated disease (CDAD) is changing, with evidence of increased incidence… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
formed in 73% of the cohort with a 24% mortality. The remaining 27% received a diversional procedure with a 66% mortality… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Objectives. Antimicrobial treatment may disturb the colonization resistance of gastrointestinal microflora, which may induce… Expand
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND & AIMS Colonic inflammation may lead to motility disturbances, including severe atony. Nitric oxide is released by… Expand
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1987
1987
Increased amounts of small bowel gas are a frequent finding on plain abdominal films in toxic megacolon (TMC), but they may also… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The clinical features and outcome of 70 patients treated for toxic megacolon between 1970 and 1984 in five university-affiliated… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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1982
1982
Toxic megacolon has rarely been reported in the course of antibiotic-induced pseudomembranous colitis. We have been able to… Expand
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