Season 3 Case 39

History: Abdominal Pain. (portions of the history have been withheld. Can you guess what that is?)

Season 3 Case 39

Case 39

History: Abdominal Pain. (portions of the history have been withheld. Can you guess what that is?)


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Answer: psuedomembranous colitis (ie C. diff colitis)

Yes, patient has recently been treated with Antibiotics!

short reference:http://radiopaedia.org/articles/clostridium-difficile-colitis

nice write-up: http://pubs.rsna.org/doi/pdf/10.1148/radiographics.19.4.g99jl07887